Subject: Re: dhclient not working
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/2005 23:48:29
In message <20051215042908.585A73C0181@berkshire.machshav.com>, "Steven M. Bell
>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.
I verified it -- I'm completely up to date on my kernel, and it still
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb