Subject: Re: eth0 not working with DHCP
From: Paul Nixon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 03:04:25 MST
Thanks to all those that replied to my message.
Just to close off the issue [for now]:
The DHCP server is, unfortunately, a Win2K server. I never managed to
get DHCP working. The default gateway and router settings were all
correctly set up by DHCP. Some Win-oriented colleagues said that DHCP
had been "updated" for WIN2K and that it has integrated some WINS-like
elements into it which might make it unfriendly to non-Win clients. I'd
be really interested to hear from anyone that has DHCP on YDL working
with a Win2K DHCP server.
De-activating and re-activating eth0 had some effect: it enabled my YDL
to be pinged from elsewhere, but as soon as I tried to ping from YDL to
another machine eth0 seemed to freeze.
But, as Larry Sampas found, using a static IP address works fine. And,
Like Larry, I've stuck there and haven't tried downloading DHCP clients
from anywhere else. I would really like DHCP so some day soon I may be
able to update on this :-)
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