Bug#246220: dhcp failing first time common on sparc hardware
* Thomas Poindessous <email@example.com> [2004-04-29 11:41]:
> > >>> 4. DHCP only worked on second try.
> > >
> > > Actually, DHCP wored, as 'ifconfig' on VC2 shows. So I assume the
> > > reported error is due to low mem.
> > Nope, this happens on my Ultra 2 and sparcstation LX as well.
> > Possibly a timing sensitive bug in the hme and le drivers.
> I also have this one with my ultra5.
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
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.