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Re: Newbie bull brings own china shop.

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 18:46:50 +0100
Michael Bona <mbona@bigfoot.com> wrote:

> I have tried to get DHCP working on an SIS900 (on an Elitegroup K7S5A) for
> quite some time (Debina, Gentoo). No such luck. DHCP works with Windows but
> not Linux. Normal networking (with static IP) is fine, just no DCHP.
I just did a gentoo install - thus the late reply (these things compile forever) and dhcp works fine with my sis900 at the install - had it running in chrooted environment for more than a day w/o hickups.
I didn't work however when I booted from the new OS but that was a first.
With debian I never had a problem with it either with the regular netinstall.
With the 'testing netinstall' CD I didn't have any luck with it.
With Libranet using pump it is more than flaky - gets disconnected every other minute and I have to restart the connection.
With mandrake there where similar problems with dhclient.



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