[Soekris] new net4801 + openbsd 3.8 + dhclient failure
tomwilliams14 at comcast.net
Fri Dec 2 03:24:57 UTC 2005
Not such a dumb idea... it worked!!! :)
Sheesh, I'm always trying to make things more difficult than they need
to be... swapping cables around, add a hub, take away the hub, disable
this, enable that... all the while overlooking the obvious.
Thank you very much!
On Thursday 01 December 2005 06:14 pm, Mitja Muženič wrote:
> Just a dumb idea, but have you tried to power cycle your cable modem
> after you connected it to the soekris box? Cable modems usually cache
> the MAC address of the attached NIC and need to be restarted to get
> the new MAC. Failing that, check with your ISP if they require you to
> register the MAC address with them.
> Regards, Mitja
> > Problem: cannot get dhcp address from ISP via cable mode. dhclient
> > is stuck in this sequence:
> > DHCPDISCOVER on sis1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 2
> > ip length 328 disagrees with bytes received 332.
> > accepting packet with data after udp payload.
> > ...
> > No DHCPOFFERS received.
> > No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
> > Can anyone give me the magic incantation that makes this go away
> > and will let me get an IP address from my ISP?
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