Bug#596667: debian-installer does not renew DHCP leases
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:54:42AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:21:40AM +0200, Erik Auerswald wrote:
> > Package: debian-installer
> Which version? There where several different DHCP client implementations
> in use over time.
All those using the one-shot busybox udhcpc.
A workaround is to manually request a new IP whenever the lease has
> > The debian installer does not renew a DHCP lease after it has expired.
> Possible. This means that the lease time is set to an insane low value.
> You could downgrade to request not-expiring bootp leases.
> > network with dynamic ARP inspection this results in loosing the network
> > connection during installation.
> So you have a infrastructure, that breaks existing things.
No, d-i is broken by relying on the assumption that an IP address granted
for time t1 is valid for a time t2 > t1.
Dipl.-Inform. Erik Auerswald http://www.fg-networking.de/
email@example.com Tel: +49-631-4149988-0 Fax: +49-631-4149988-9
Gesellschaft für Fundamental Generic Networking mbH
Geschäftsführung: Volker Bauer, Jörg Mayer
Gerichtsstand: Amtsgericht Kaiserslautern - HRB: 3630