Re: Newbie bull brings own china shop.
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- Subject: Re: Newbie bull brings own china shop.
- From: Michael Bona <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 18:19:09 +0100
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so did you find a pattern under what circumstances it works and when it does
not? I would be very interested especially concerning Debian ...
Klaus Imgrund wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 18:46:50 +0100
> Michael Bona <email@example.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.