Re: Dhcpcd gets no IP ...
On Tue, Sep 29, 1998 at 09:26:53AM -0400, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Sep 1998, Steph wrote:
> > I am currently running debian slink on my 164SX and kernel 2.1.123.
> > The only problem I have is that the dhcpcd doesn't get any IP adress.
> > After booting, ifconfig doesn't find eth0 which is detected by the
> > appropriate
> > module. Dhcpcd is version 1.3.8, part of the slink distribution.
> Try the latest netstd (uploaded yesterday...should be in ftp.debian.org
> by today). I made a few corrections to it, but nothing that I
> can recall about dhcpcd (I did make a header file change to bootp.h,
> though, which may be used).
> What kind of ethernet card are you using?
> > When I manually launch the dhcpcd, and run ifconfig while dhcpcd try to
> > get
> > an IP, eth0 is found with IP = [NONE SET], as well as BROADCAST ....
> I'll look at the source for dhcpcd today and see if there's anything
> oddball. Has anyone had good experience with dhcpcd? I don't use it, so
> I can't test it well....
The problem is the kernel. Our dhcpcd (which is NOT in netstd by the
way - that's bootpc, which seems to suffer from a similar set of
flaws) will not work with development kernels. There is supposedly
another version which does, but I have yet to track it down and try to