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Old 09-27-2008, 09:54 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Fedora, ubuntu
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No DHCPOFFERS received

My wireless was working great last night, work up this morning and it mysteriously stopped working. The only thing I can think of is I recently installed some updates.

heres what I know
1) Other wireless computers on the network are connect just fine.
2) I see no wireless networks (not even my neighbors)
3) wpa_supplicant is running
4) when running dhclient eth1 I get the following:
dhclient eth1
There is already a pid file /var/run/ with pid 19479
killed old client process, removed PID file
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.6
Copyright 2004-2007 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit

Listening on LPF/eth1/00:13:ce:b7:86:ac
Sending on LPF/eth1/00:13:ce:b7:86:ac
Sending on Socket/fallback
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to port 67 interval 14
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to port 67 interval 10
No DHCPOFFERS received.
No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
Im working on getting the logs from my DHCP server but I doubt thats the problem.

Any thoughts?

thank you,
The GNUbie
Old 09-27-2008, 01:22 PM   #2
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Fedora, ubuntu
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As quickly as it stopped this morning, it started back up on its own? I contribute it to solar flares, a full moon, and/or network gnomes.


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