DHCP and orinoco_cs
larsg at eurorights.org
Sun Mar 2 07:46:33 EST 2003
Matt Blake Oefinger wrote:
> However, 'ifconfig eth1' shows that the card has no IP address. I run
> 'netconfig eth1' and select DHCP IP assignment, then restart the card by
> performing 'ifconfig eth1 down' then 'ifconfig eth1 up,' but 'ifconfig eth1'
> still shows that my card has no IP address assigned.
"ifconfig ethx up" only activates the interface. It does not look at
the configuration file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ and set IP
or run the dhcp client.
What you want is ifup/ifdown.
> I have verified the card and network on Windows so I know the DHCP server
> and infrastructure is in place and functional.
It works a lot better with 'ifup'.
> Any suggestions as to how I can successfully obtain an IP address via DHCP
> would be greatly appreciated!
"ifup eth1", or run the dhcp client manually.
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