Help no network with dhcp
kevcormier at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 19 21:10:50 PST 2007
--- security <security at jim-liesl.org> wrote:
> > Its me, kev. Sorry, I misunderstood the request. I
> > redid the test on a separate computer and it didnt
> > broadcast the dhcprequest.
> > The router's log shows no dhcp activities.
> > I tried by passing the router and using my isp's
> > server but the result was the same.
> > I tried useing sysinstall on a computer with a
> > different network card and it worked.
> > I am useing 6.2 release.
> If you're not seeing the broadcast, it doesn't
> matter whose dhcp server
> you use.
> When you say you used a different card, is it the
> same mfg/chipset or a
> different one?
It was a different kind of card it had a different
chipset. I was confused because the not working card
doesnt actually have a dm9102a chipset that is just
what freebsd said it has a dm9102af chip I looked
inside the computer and made sure.
Thank you for the help I thought that maybe I was
doing something wrong since I hadnt installed freebsd
> 6.2 should support that card. on the card that
> doesn't work, do you see
> a link light come up when you boot up to sysinstall?
> Have you switched to the alternate console to check
> for error messages?
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