Re: dhclient testing
In article <memo.20030527214446.65449L@sdownes.cix.co.uk>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (sdownes) wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Hi Steve,
> I encountered this same problem just a few days ago with Woody/kernel
> 2.4.20, although I'm ashamed to admit it didn't occur to me to check
> the DHCP server logs on the gateway machine. I don't know if the fix
> I found will work for your scenario, but here's what I found with
> kernel 2.4.20 and a Realtek 8139 ethernet device using the '8139too'
> kernel module:
> Try using 'pump' to grab an IP address:
> pump -i eth0
> (Or eth1, or whatever interface you're trying to grab an IP for)
> This worked on my machine even when eth0 wasn't getting an address at
> boot time.
> After some more usenet/mailing list searches I read that the
> CONFIG_FILTER flag needs to be set to 'y' in the kernel '.config' file
> in order for DHCP to work correctly upon boot. I checked my .config
> file, and sure enough CONFIG_FILTER wasn't set. I set it to 'y',
> recompiled, reinstalled the kernel package, and rebooted. Eth0 grabbed
> an IP address without a hitch!
> The usual caveats apply; YMMV, try this at your own risk, etc, but
> CONFIG_FILTER=y did the trick for me.
> On Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 02:02 PM, sdownes wrote:
> > Just set up a new (to me) laptop. It finds its DNS over dhcp when
> > booting
> > on a stable kernel but will not on kernel 2.4-20 (pentium classic) it
> > is
> > issuing requests & the server is receiving them & according to its
> > logs
> > replying correctly. But the client is not receiving the info. All
> > hardware
> > the same on both kernels. ports are 67 68 as far as I can see.
> No - neither worked. & CONFIG_FILTER was set to y already.
> Thanks anyway
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I am now finding that the new kernel (2.4.20) includes P&P & is changing
the 3c509 settings from irq 10 addr 0x300 to irq 5 addr 0x220.
I am researching but so far without success. Anyone know how to either
change the cards to fit the kernel or the kernel to fit the card?