dhcp does not work with SiS SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 91)
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Tue May 8 16:56:51 UTC 2007
--- "Mikkel L. Ellertson" <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com>
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > --- "Mikkel L. Ellertson"
> <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Now, as far as fixing the real problem, we need
> >> information
> >> about your network. Do other computers on the
> >> network work using
> >> DHCP?
> > Yes computers on the network are configured using
> > dhcp, each computer with a MAC address in the
> > gets its ip automatically and everything should
> > but mine does not.
> Is the DHCP server configured to only respond to
> registered MAC
> addresses?? If so, did you register yours?
Yes it is. The dhcp server is configured by its mac
address. Yes it is registered.
> >> Are you running a firewall on your
> >> Linux system, and if
> >> so, is it configured to allow DHCP?
> > I think the normal firewall that comes with Fedora
> > running, but How do I know if it does allow/not
> > DHCP to work?
> The standard firewall should allow DHCP to work
> without problems. An
> easy way to check is to turn off the firewall, and
> see if that
> helps. You can also check the logs to see if the
> firewall is
> blocking DHCP, or other error messages when you try
> to use DHCP to
> configure the interface. The log files should always
> be one fo the
> first places to look when you have hardware/network
> Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
> for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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Which log file(s) should I look at?
# tail -f /var/log/messages
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