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 From:  "Jimmy Bones (Omega)" <mhottie at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  DHCP issue on 1.2stable
 Date:  Mon, 10 Oct 2005 22:29:06 -0400
From another forum;

Hey - Monowall (m0n0wall) 1.2 stable was released the other day. I have been
using 1.2b7 for awhile now with FreeBSD 5.3 as it's base w/o any issues on a
fairly high volume network.

So now I changed to 1.2 stable that went back to the FreeBSD 4.11 branch,
and my cable modem will not acquire an IP addr from the DHCP server. (RCN
Cable)

If I plug/unplug my cable modem, I keep getting this line in the syslog
serve;

/kernel: arp: 00:0x:xx:xx:xx:xx is using my ip address 0.0.0.0<http://0.0.0.0>
!

And I think this has to do with why it won't assign an IP. dhclient keeps
timing out. Changed back to 1.2b7 and ip came right away.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

(Note: In first /kernel msg that is my cable modem MAC, and the client macs
were changed for the post)


2005/10/1021:44:21.47M/kernel: arp: 00:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx is using my ip
address 0.0.0.0 <http://0.0.0.0>!
2005/10/1021:44:39.98Mdhclient: listening on bpf/rl0/00:ff:ff:ff:ff:fe
2005/10/1021:44:39.98Mdhclient
: sending on   bpf/rl0/00:ff:ff:ff:ff:fe
2005/10/1021:44:39.98Mdhclient: sending on   socket/fallback
2005/10/1021:44:39.98Mdhclient: dhcpdiscover on rl0 to 255.255.255.255
<http://255.255.255.255> port 67 interval 5

2005/10/1021:44:44.31Mdhclient: dhcpdiscover on rl0 to 255.255.255.255
<http://255.255.255.255> port 67 interval 13
2005/10/1021:44:57.33Mdhclient: dhcpdiscover on rl0 to
255.255.255.255 <http://255.255.255.255> port 67 interval 21
2005/10/1021:45:18.33Mdhclient: dhcpdiscover on rl0 to 255.255.255.255
<http://255.255.255.255> port 67 interval 18
2005/10/1021:45:36.33Mdhclient: dhcpdiscover on rl0 to
255.255.255.255 <http://255.255.255.255> port 67 interval 4
2005/10/1021:45:40.33Mdhclient: no dhcpoffers received.
2005/10/1021:45:40.33Mdhclient: no working leases in persistent
database - sleeping.