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Re: ifconfig

On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 13:51:49 -0500
Peter van Oene <pvo@usermail.com> wrote:

> Having trouble getting my DHCP working after a 2.4.20 kernel upgrade. 
> My interfaces work fine manually configured at time.  However, I have
> two issues.
> 1: DHCP doens't work.	I have used etherconf to set them to auto and
> also ran dhclient (i don't seem to have dhcpcd).  Ethereal displays no
> packets at all leaving the interface (bootp requests etc)
> 2: At times, when manually configuring using "ifconfig eth0 add 
>" a logical eth0:0 is created instead of the address being 
> assigned to the physical.  I can't seem to change this when it occurs.
>  I can down the 0:0, but when I issue the command again, I get it
>  back.
> I'm likely doing something dumb, but am getting really frustrated ;-)
> Thanks for any tips
> Pete

can't help you out much but maybe you could try reading the manpages on
dhclient and dhclient.conf. Perhaps something useful in there.



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