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Bug#109455: dhcp non-functional 3.0.11

On 23 Aug 2001 23:55:02 -0400, Daniel Bungert wrote:
> No, not yet.  Either dhclient or b-f reported success when I didn't have
> an IP yet - that's bad.
> I will take a look at it this weekend.

That is true. In fact, I suspect that a lot of folks using the
DHCP/network install option just might be cable and DSL installers...
perhaps a note like this would be useful:

DHCP failed to get an address from the server. If you are on a cable or
DSL connection, try power-cycling the cable or DSL modem to clear out
its cache.

Obviously, we cannot prepare for every contingency. I just think this
one would be a common enough, non-obvious solution to warrant a brief


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