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RE: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles



> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org
> [mailto:vox-tech-bounces@lists.lugod.org]On Behalf Of Ken Bloom
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 12:38 PM
> To: lugod's technical discussion forum
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] eth0 troubles
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> Is it possible that the DHCP server is only willing to give out IP
> addresses to certain machines (based on MAC address for example), and
> isn't willing to give out addresses to any machine that you might
> decide to plug into the network?
>
> -- 

I doubt it. We have employees from around the world come visit our site and
can get IP leases no problem.  I've set up Linux machines on our LAN without
IT knowing about it and have gotten leases as well.

You bring up another question though.  When I run /etc/init.d/networking
restart
the output shows:

Listening on LPF/eth0/00:0d:56:93:83:34
Sending on   LPF/eth0/00:0d:56:93:83:34
Sending on   Socket/fallback/fallback-net
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 4
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 4
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 13
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 5
No DHCPOFFERS received.
No working leases in persistent database.

Exiting.

Failed to bring up eth0.
done.

Does 'No DHCPOFFERS received. No working leases in persistent database.'
mean that there was indeed a successful connection to the DHCP server but no
leases available to that machine or would that message show up in any case
where there was simply no response?

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