Subject: Re: thinkpad?
To: David Young <email@example.com>
From: George Michaelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/17/2004 10:34:21
On Sun, 16 May 2004 19:27:44 -0500 David Young <email@example.com> wrote:
>On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 04:32:09PM -0700, Simon Gerraty wrote:
>> I noticed though that dhclient couldn't get a lease using wm0.
>> In fact even configuring it manually (after killing off dhclient)
>> I could not get any traffic out of it.
>> BUT as soon as I ran tcpdump on it - it started working.
>> This hints that there's some extra initialization step needed.
>> (hopefully putting it into/outof promiscuous mode isn't it ;-)
>dhclient does not put the interface into promiscuous mode?
>David Young OJC Technologies
>firstname.lastname@example.org Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933
I noticed last night that dhclient <if> appeared to wake up *ALL* interfaces
on my X31. I was testing an 802.11 router, and had to unplug my wm0 to stop it
being ifconfig wm0 up by dhclient, even when I called it with ath0.
not sure why.
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