Subject: Re: Install problem DHCP
To: Jimmie Houchin <>
From: matthew sporleder <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/24/2005 11:42:42
Go to a working server and tcpdump/snoop the network.  You should see
broadcast traffic from your rtk attempting to initiate DHCP.  If you
don't see it, check your cabling, etc, if you do see it, look for what
part of the DHCP transaction is failing.

On 6/23/05, Jimmie Houchin <> wrote:
> Okay, I tried again.
> It did find my nic. It found rtk0.
> The DLink with RealTek chipset.
> But when it set up DHCP it failed.
> DHCPDISCOVER found no offers.
> I do have a DLink router for my lan.
> All forms of linux and FreeBSD had no problem setting up DHCP.
> I don't know why or where this fails. Oh well.
> I didn't see any help or info in the list archives or on the DHCP page.
> I just wanted update the group.
> Jimmie