Subject: Re: Adsl and DHCP.
To: None <>
From: Ghis Gigi <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/2006 19:35:59
> a écrit :
>>> >On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:30:27 +0100
>>> >Ghislain Garcon <> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >  
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >What's your network topology, i.e. is your NetBSD
>machine connected to ADSL
>>> >modem? What kind of modem is that? How many DHCP
servers do you run on your
>>> >LAN?
>>> >  
>>> >
>> The NetBSD is direcly connected to the modem. This
modem is in fact an
>> ethernet bridge ( For more information :
>> but it
is in french ).
>> I don't known how many DHCP server is there, there
are hosted by the
>> Internet provider.

>I think I had similar problem when I tried to set up
>half bridge. I think the
>problem was dhclient script would not add a default
>route when IP address
>changed. See the following patch:
>You need to have a look at /sbin/dhclient-script and
>incorporate the changes in
>that patch. I never managed to get my ADSL modem to
>work properly in half
>bridge mode. DHCP server on my modem renews IP
>addresses every half a minute
>and there was no way to change this setting. This
>would cause problems when I
>had large downloads, as the connection would stall
>when IP address was

You're right, this this a default route problem. They
are not correctly renewed. I've tryed to flush all
routes and launch dhclient after that, it works fine.
Could you tell when dhclient-script is called? Is
dhclient program call it? Because /etc/rc.d/dhclient
script don't call it.




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