Re: more info on dhcpcd problem
Constantine, thanks for your help, but I am back again.. :)
I removed dhcpcd and replaced it with dhcp-client-beta and dhcp-beta (or
whichever package contains the docs for dhcp-client-beta) from my slink
release 2 CDs.
Still no go.
I get the same "Operation not permitted" error message. It just looks a
little different now. :(
Anyone? please? :)
On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 03:09:07PM -0400, Constantine Karbaliotis wrote:
> Seth, I have never been able to get dhcpcd to work. I installed dhclient
> and the only success I've had, was with that. Perhaps you could try
> removing dhcpcd and installing the package called dhcp-client-beta from
> the Debian installation CD's. Mind you, I am still having trouble even
> though I created a setup which successfully connected, and consistently
> for some time; now it doesn't, and nothing has changed in my setup. I
> suspect that changes to my cable company's dhcp servers have been taking
> place, which makes it very hard to diagnose problems.
> Seth R Arnold wrote:
> > Boy, I hate this... :)
> > I think I mistyped my first submission to this mailing list. Here it is
> > again, verbatim, save for fixing the errors I know I had in it.
> > Hey gang, I desperatly need your help. I don't think my slink's dhcpcd
> > is properly doing the dhcpdiscover.
> > Specs: kernel 2.0.36, both custom and debian-default two 3c905b network
> > cards (plan on ipmasq :) 3c59x.c driver from both debian-default and
> > from donald becker's page (Currently loading as a module.. btw, where to
> > specify module options?) Pentium II 266 oc to 300, on early motherboard
> > I sure wish I could cut'n'paste the error messages. I ran
> > /usr/sbin/dhcpcd -d eth0
> > and after a few seconds of waiting, I get a message similar to: sendto
> > (init): Operation not permitted
> > running that command as root, and having it fail thusly is annoying. :)
> > I have tried to run the dhcpcd with ifconfig eth0 up and ifconfig eth0
> > down. I am pretty sure it is eth0 because ifconfig shows that interface
> > reciving thousands of packets -- but sending NONE.
> > After running "/usr/sbin/dhcpcd eth0", it does not show up in ps aux,
> > and "killall dhcpcd" gives "no processes killed".
> > Should I load network driver into kernel, rather than as module? (keep
> > in mind, TWO network cards.. :)
> > Should eth0 be UP or DOWN before running dhcpcd? Should I ifconfig eth0
> > to a bogus IP before running dhcpcd? how about netmask?
> > Please guys, I am very much sad at theloss of my internet... ;) (loss in
> > the sense that when I was at home my windows machine had a modem...
> > here, my linux machine has no modem, and no network access just yet...
> > :( it hasn't worked in this configuration before... new network cards,
> > new debian, etc.. :)
> > Thanks.
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 02:22:38AM -0700, Seth R Arnold wrote:
> > > Oh yes -- an addition to my last email. Where I said the error message
> > > looks like "xxx (init): cannot something.."
> > >
> > > the "xxx" should read: "sendto"
> > >
> > > I get the same error message when I try to ping places too. :)
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