[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 
 From:  Wilko Lunenburg <wilko at sassenheim dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [Fwd: Re: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE]
 Date:  Sat, 28 Mar 2009 22:25:09 +0100
Hi,

Have you tried to use another network card in those machines? Maybe 
there is an issue with Vista and that kind of card? Sounds funny, Vista 
_is_ an issue....

Wilko


> The 928233 KB article regards the DHCP BRODCAST flag. I've patched
> dhcpd.conf with "always-broadcast on" to circumvent this issue. Also i
> beleive, that VISTA SP1 fixes this problem.  
> 
> 
> 
> I've put a lot of effort into the DHCPDECLINE issue, but I've not been able
> to find any pattern with regards to vista version/ServicePack. At one point
> i believed, that the problem was only related to 64-bit VISTA - but that's
> not the case. Both 32 and 64 bit VISTA machines are affected. At the moment
> i'm suspecting, that the VISTA build has something to do with the problem.
> 
>  
> 
> BR

> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com [mailto:apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com] 
> Sent: 28. marts 2009 18:36
> To: Wilko Lunenburg
> Cc: m0n0wall
> Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE]
> 
> Yes i've seen this also, and would make sense if all Vista Clients behaved
> this way, but this is not the case. Some work and some don't.. 
> I'm thinking it could be a service pack/windows patch issue. Maybe Microsoft
> fixed something and unpatched machines are still not working.
> 
> Adam
> 
> Wilko Lunenburg wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Have you tried to find it with Microsoft's knowledge base? I found 
>> this, maybe it is of any help to you:
>>
>> Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from 
>> certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers
>>
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928233/en-us
>>
>>

>>> I haven't been able to determine who own's the macaddress 
>>> bc:95:81:00:00:0f.
>>> This is work in progress and i hope I'll  have an answer soon.
>>>
>>> However, i do not see why bc:95:81:00:00:0f should cause Vista to 
>>> decline the offered IP address. VISTA should only decline the IP 
>>> address if it detects an IP address conflict.
>>>
>>> BR

>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Claus@Monowall [mailto:Monowall at mail dash fwd dot archie dot dk] Sent: 28. 
>>> marts 2009 11:27
>>> To: apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com
>>> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>>> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>>>
>>> Why is the failing ARP
>>>
>>>> No.     Time            Source                Destination
>>> Protocol
>>>> Info
>>>>      38 15:31:12.537248 bc:95:81:00:00:0f     Broadcast             ARP
>>>> Who has 10.0.10.157?  Tell 0.0.0.0
>>>>  
>>>> Frame 38 (60 bytes on wire, 60 bytes captured) Ethernet II, Src: 
>>>> bc:95:81:00:00:0f (bc:95:81:00:00:0f), Dst: Broadcast
>>>> (ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff)
>>>> Address Resolution Protocol (request)
>>>>  
>>> Saying
>>>
>>> Tell 0.0.0.0
>>>
>>> Why not
>>>
>>> Tell real ip of bc:95:81:00:00:0f
>>>
>>> Who is bc:95:81:00:00:0f ? First time I see it is in the failing ARPs ??
>>>
>>> Claus
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com 
>>> [mailto:apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com]
>>> Posted At: Saturday, March 28, 2009 10:14 AM Posted To: Monowall
>>> Conversation: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>>> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>>>
>>> I have this same problem. On the same connection Windows XP will grab 
>>> DHCP just fine but Vista won't. I haven't figure it out either. It's 
>>> only Vista machines that are having this problem, all other OS's work 
>>> fine. Its strange because some vista machines will work fine, while 
>>> others won't.
>>> Usually i just tell the guest the call Microsoft's and explain that 
>>> windows XP machines are working fine on the network and Vista isn't.
>>>
>>> Adam
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: m0n0wall dash unsubscribe at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> For additional commands, e-mail: m0n0wall dash help at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> 
> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: m0n0wall dash unsubscribe at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> For additional commands, e-mail: m0n0wall dash help at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>