Re: Networking - dhcp-client
> Does anyone have any experience with this package / script. I
> previously tried using the dchpcd but had to remove this to try out
> etherconf. I am beginning to think that there is something
> fundamently wrong with my setup, but what I don't know?
Since you're using broadband, the problem may be in the upstream
DHCP server. I encountered a problem when switching routers on our
cable connection. Eventually I determined that the problem was due to
some kind of security feature upstream that would not dole out an IP
address to more than one machine on a node (behind a cable modem)
within a certain time period, my guess being 24 hours:
I finally figured it out after reading about other people having
the same trouble and then mysteriously it started working. But, while
trying to figure it out, I spent a lot of time watching the packets
via tcpdump in an effort to determine what was going wrong.
Anyway, I consider the dhcpcd program the best of its kind.