RE: Networking - dhcp-client
>Perhaps your host name or using the RFC1541 option? (dhcpcd)
> -h hostname
I have tried both off these to no avail.
>There is also the:
> Forces dhcpcd to run in the foreground.
> option so perhaps you could watch it try to obtain the IP address.
Not tried this. As per my first messeage I have been relying on the /var/log/syslog (only thought of that after I had removed the dhcpcd and installed dhcp-client:-))
>Are there any odd switches like that for dhcp-client?
There is a config file that is optional. You can pass the above type info in that file and it is fed into a bash script that uses ifconfig to do most of the work from what I can gather.
>But, if you have tcpdump, I advise watching what happens for a
>while and see if you can figure it out from there.
Thanks. This could well be worth a look.
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