On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 09:11:39PM -0700, Paul Schwartz wrote:
>Try dhclient(8) manually from the command line. If that doesn't
>try spying on the connection using tcpdump(8). Punch your firewall
>properly. That's what I'd do. And please post the useful bits
>(e.g. that interfaces entry--who says it's not malformed?).
>The error messages are dmesg(8), ip(8)/ifconfig(8), tcpdump(8).
I tried executing dhclient; it just returns a prompt. This is what
tcpdump collects from eth0 when I execute dhclient
Great! Now we know there is no DHCP traffic going out your box. Only
some 802.1d bridge stuff. Bingo.
The configs look fine.
I'll be glad to to try other suggestions.
Go through the thread, and apply the suggestions already made :-)
% ifconfig a
% ip l
% ip a
% ip r
And: what was the dhclient's commandline? (Read: Was it correct?) And
tcpdump's. Post _with_ invocations. So again:
# dhclient -d eth0
# tcpdump -i eth0
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