Subject: Re: dhcpd
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/13/2007 20:49:55
On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 02:29:28PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I looked at the ifconf() code and now think that the kernel wasn't
> copying the whole sockaddr.  I have compile tested but not run the
> following patch, which I think will fix the 'missing two bytes' of the
> mac address problem, as well as unbreak v6 addresses.

Indeed. dhclient is back !

Listening on BPF/bge0/00:e0:81:31:59:61
Sending on   BPF/bge0/00:e0:81:31:59:61
Sending on   Socket/fallback
DHCPREQUEST on bge0 to port 67
DHCPACK from 157.99.xx.xx
bound to 157.99.xx.xx -- renewal in 121255 seconds.

Thanks a lot.

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.