Hoary CD's DHCP didn't work
rberger at sympatico.ca
Mon Jul 25 02:14:20 UTC 2005
Should I just copy the dhcp settings from my working box and reboot or
is there a script to start it?
On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 02:26 +0100, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2005, Rick Berger wrote:
> Hello Rick,
> > A week ago I tried installing Hoary on my new Eurocom laptop. When it
> > came to setting up DHCP, it kept timing out.
> I've seen issues with the DHCP setup on D-Link wifi/DSL routers.
> > So I just installed what ever was on the CD. I have tested the network
> > interface and got it talking to my other boxes using static ips.
> > I'd like to try setting up DHCP again, can some one tell me what script
> > is used for setting up DHCP?
> dhclient is used if you set an network interface in
> '/etc/network/interfaces' to be 'dhcp'.
> > Also how can one change the timeout on it?
> I've tried some fiddling to improve the retry time (particularly for
> unreliable wifi networks) and I'm currently testing the following values in
> timeout 10;
> retry 1;
> reboot 3;
> select-timeout 2;
> initial-interval 1;
> Hope that helps, your distance may vary.
> The summer is shorter here. Tampere, FI
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