Re: DHCP client in unstable?
Peter Canning wrote:
> As I mentioned in my original message, I've tried pump (0.7.3-2) on my
> PowerMac running debian unstable (kernel version 2.2.17), but was unable to
> get it to work. The deb appeared to install and configure fine, but after a
> reboot, I can't ping anything except myself (not even the DHCP server). It
> appears that packets are going out onto the network just fine (my router
> blinks a light indicating packets are coming from the PowerMac, and I assume
> its sending packages back, but ping indicates that it never gets anything.
> From what I can gather from ifconfig and route, pump has configured the
> eth0 interface and routing table exactly the same as my static IP setup did.
It's very strange that it doesn't work then.
> Do I need to do some special configuration of pump?
Maybe - I did, but a friend of mine apparently didn't.
> Can anybody using pump tell me how they have it configured?
PS: You could try building the current pump yourself, or get it here:
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member