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Re: dhcp with pcmcia

On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Chris Halls wrote:
> > Erm, actually I have the opposite experience:  My 3com Megahertz 3CCFEM556BI
> > does not work with pump, either the Potato or Woody versions.  But dhclient
> > works OK with the card.
> > 
> > It's definitely Pump, not my machine configuration: I have a 3com 3c589c
> > that works with both pump and dhclient.
> I havn't followed this thread but this notice might help perhaps a little.
> After upgrading my perfectly working laptop (perfectly working = working
> with DHCP in the institute and working with fixed IP at home) I had very
> big problems.  The lesser problem was that I had to type pump manually
> now in the institute (DHCP).  The big problem was, that my network was
> unavailable at all at home.  After several hours I found out that I have
> to do
>     ifup lo eth0
> manually (and do this explicitely -  ifup -a didn't work either).  If
> I did a /etc/init.d/networking start nothing happened, i.e. ifconfig
> showed no output.  This is really strange and I havn't any explanation
> for this behaviour.  Seems I have to do some research.

How about /etc/init.d/pcmcia restart?  For me, I need to call that
whenever I want it to get a new ip address via dhcp.

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