[CentOS] DHCP problem with virtual interfaces
jses27 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 13:46:16 EDT 2010
On Wed, 2010-08-11 at 18:18 +0200, Simone Caldana wrote:
> # dhclient -V
> Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.5-RedHat
I have always thought this to be a bug. Maybe your views reinforce it even more. How ever I have
not filed a bug report because my issue only stems to cheap routers and not a proper setup.
I have had the same problems with dhcp client. Although I am not using
in the way you are. You see the same problems under a regular eth0
using dhcp. My problems stem from these cheap routers that ISPs provide
> Q) do service network restart fix the issue?
> A) yes, always, and yes, temporarily. This makes me think the system is basically right and this may be a bug.
And yes I've seen the temp fix also that gives.
> Q) why don't you use static IPs, if they are static in DHCP?
> A) I want to be able to reconfigure the networks without editing tons of files on tons of machines. I currently have tens of these VMs deployed and the number is likely to increase alot in the future. The deployment and configuration is automatic using a central configuration.
That was my solution to use static IPs. on the Linux Machines only. You
do not see this under Windows.
> Attached a txt with the tcpdump of the above log extraction.
That dump is not long enough to tell anything funny going on.
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