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Bug#246220: dhcp failing first time common on sparc hardware

On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 02:17:26PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> How exactly does this bug show?  When DHCP fails for the first time,
> and you try it again, do you get an IP address immediately?  I ask

for me (Ultra5), yes. It fails, but ifconfig show me my IP, and when I
try again, I pass immediately on the hostname screen.

> because I have seen this on mips, but I'd have to check with ifconfig
> whether the first attempt actually got an IP address or not.

Thomas Poindessous

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