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Re: lost dhcp on boot up



On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 01:48:02PM -0700, Paul Schwartz wrote:
> dhcp is specified for eth0 in the interfaces file.  nothing seems to happen.
> Where do I look for an error message?

Try dhclient(8) manually from the command line.  If that doesn't work,
try spying on the connection using tcpdump(8).  Punch your firewall
properly.  That's what I'd do.  And please post the useful bits verbatim
(e.g. that interfaces entry--who says it's not malformed?).

The error messages are dmesg(8), ip(8)/ifconfig(8), tcpdump(8).

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Jan Minar                      "Please don't CC me, I'm subscribed." x 4

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