dhclient with bge failing

Abdullah Al-Marrie almarrie at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 00:18:53 PST 2006

On 12/28/06, Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just cvsup'd my Latitude D820 laptop with a Broadcom BCM5752
> to the latest 6-STABLE, and I seem to experiencing some problems with
> the dhcp client on the base system. The dhcp-client program fails to
> request an IP address from the DHCP server running isc-dhcp3-server.
> With a Windows based DHCP server, it succeeds more often, but seems to
> fail perhaps 1 out of 10 times. I thought it could the NIC itself, but
> when booting under Windows, there doesn't to be any problems with the
> Windows DHCP client requesting an IP address from either the Windows
> DHCP server or ISC-DHCP server.
> Is anyone else seeing this?
> Cheers.

I have similar issue with FreeBSD RELENG_6 with ndis it fails to
request dns requests from the ADSL Wireless router.

It fails 5/10 I have to keep pressing F5 in FF 2 to re request dns
again and again.


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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