Bug 11459 - pic fails for dhcp on multihomed system
pic fails for dhcp on multihomed system
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-05-17 00:42 EDT by Christopher Abbey
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-05 09:54:34 EDT
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Description Christopher Abbey 2000-05-17 00:42:38 EDT
The post install configuration fails if you configure two interfaces as

eth0: dhcp, active at boot

eth1: active at boot, static address, gateway, netmask, etc.

It APPEARS as though the dhcp requests are being sent out through
the statically configured card instead of the dynamic card. This is
based on watching for activity on the two lans as the pic is configuring
the network interfaces... there is traffic on the eth1 lan (this was
the only machine powered up at the time) but there was not activity on
the eth0 lan (cable modem). This was on the updated boot disks in the
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-13 15:34:42 EDT
Have you tried the anaconda errata which addresses this issue?
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2000-08-05 09:54:32 EDT
This is a pump bug that pump 0.8, ftp://people.redhat.com/ewt should address.
Plesae let
me know if it helps.

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