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Old 04-25-2002, 02:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy DHCP is flaking


Including today(Thursday) and yesterday, the DHCP from Comcast has been flaky. Over the night it seems to drop the lease and then I have to manually renew it. Does this sound like a problem with Comcast, DHCP specs, or my lovely box?

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Old 04-25-2002, 08:24 PM   #2
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hmmm

Typically speaking, dhcpcd should automagically renew. Is there anything in the logs from dhcpcd indicating a problem?

If the DHCP *servers* are flaky you can't possibly hope to have a good net experience. Time to pick up the phone...
 
Old 04-26-2002, 11:34 AM   #3
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its probably the isp.. time warner seems to have trouble every once in a while.. like, ill have the same ip for 4 or 5 months, then within a week it may change a half dozen times.. then itll stop and ill keep the ip for months.. i change nothing on my box.. ?? though i never really have to run dhcpcd to refresh unless i fuk somthing up..
 
  


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