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Bug#510176: installation-reports: No network through DHCP router speedtouch 530

Frans Pop a écrit :
> On Tuesday 06 January 2009, M.-A. DARCHE wrote:
>> Could there be a problem in the way the ethernet card is labeled
>> or tracked by the installer? If so, is there a way to make
>> the dhcpdiscover try on all available interfaces instead of
>> only the one detected/selected?
> I doubt that. And as we don't have any other reports of DHCP not working 
> during installation, my bet is on a local network problem.

OK. But strange because other Debian boxes can get leases from
this DHCP router.

> There are two ways you could investigate this further:
> - try to do the network setup manually from one of the debug shells (on
>   VT2 or VT3)
> - use a packet sniffer like wireshark on a separate computer to see the
>   actual network traffic between the system being installed and your
>   router

I'll try both of those suggestions and will let you know.

Thanks for your time

Marc-Aurèle DARCHE

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