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Old 08-26-2010, 09:02 AM   #1
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EVN: F13, dhclient-4.1.1-15.fc13.i686, ISP Connectivity: Cable, Provider: Timewarner
My public interface (eth0) successfully gets a *real* public IP address from my ISP DHCP server;'s the issue:

- Valid public IP that the dhcp client gets from ISP is on
network. After getting the IP lease, I am ONLINE w/ the Internet.
- In obtaining/renewing the client lease from the ISP, my dhcp client
reports the DHCP server to be a bogus/"non-existant" server with the
- Eventhough, the client ALREADY has received an IP from the server,
it CONTINUES to repeatedly send DHCPREQUEST to
- My custom & kernel logs get huge with the nonsense DHCPREQUEST entries
- IPTables report the to be from a BROADCAST MAC ADDRESS
(ie: FFFF)

Any help/suggestion would be much appreciated.


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Old 08-26-2010, 09:27 AM   #2
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Could you explain in more detail your network infastructure? Also, post the content of your dhcp.conf.



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