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Re: dhclient acting up -- loss of IP address

On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 07:23:57 -0400, Tom Allison wrote:
> Mumia W wrote:
> >Tom Allison wrote:
> >
> >>I have a problem with my dhclient on my debian box.
> >>
> >>It keeps picking up an IP address and then losing it in a few seconds.
> >>[...]
> >
> >
> >Could it be that you accidentally installed the zeroconf package?
> >
> >
> >
> I did install zeroconf, it was brought in as a Add-in based on another 
> package.
> Unfortunately I don't think I know my way around the aptitude system well 
> enough to know what package was selected to bring this one along.  But I'm 
> going to guess it was related to kino/ieee1394 libraries.  That was the 
> last thing I was mucking around with and that still isnt' working.

apt-cache --installed rdepends zeroconf

will tell you which packages on your system have listed zeroconf in
their "depends", "recommends" or "suggests" fields. Zeroconf often
sneaks in via kdenetwork --depends--> kdnssd --depends--> libnss-mdns
--recommends--> zeroconf.


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