Subject: Re: dhclient not working
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/2005 23:29:08
In message <20051215042628.5DA5D23402@thoreau.thistledown.com.au>, Simon Burge
>"Steven M. Bellovin" wrote:
>> After installing a new kernel and userland today, dhclient isn't
>> working for me. As best I can tell, it's having trouble finding the
>> devices. If I have device names in my dhclient.conf file, it says "not
>> found"; if I leave them all out, it doesn't seem to send queries
>> anywhere. I haven't done a new MAKEDEV, but it doesn't appear to have
>> been touched for a while.
>There has been some recent changes in the bpf internals, and at one
>stage someone else reported (on this list I think) that you couldn't
>load BPF programs. This was fixed within the last day, on the kernel
>side. Hopefully with a cvs update and new kernel you should be OK.
I'll try it again, but I thought I had the most up-to-date code.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb