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Re: [TCLUG:16922] Slow dhcpcd resolution

Use isc-dhcp (version 2.0).  It works great for me - every time.  I have not
tried agains a Novell server though.  It runs against my Linux server (also
running the isc-dhcp daemon).

Tom Veldhouse

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Layer <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2000 3:00 PM
Subject: Re: [TCLUG:16922] Slow dhcpcd resolution

> Hey,
> > > My Red Hat 6.2 PC at work takes seemingly forever to obtain an IP
> > > from our Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a DHCP server.  Meanwhile my Red
> > > 6.1 firewall at home grabs a DHCP address from MediaOne within
> My Slackware 7 box regularly took almost 20 seconds to obtain it's IP addr
> from the local Novell DHCP server, until one day when it failed the
> process entirely.  From that day forward, dhcpcd never worked once again
> _ever_..
> I didn't have the time (or knowledge) to tshoot the problem, so I reverted
> to a fixed IP addr and left it.
> Bill
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