Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 227266
dhclient ignores dhcp replies
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:56 EST
Description of problem:
dhclient seems to ignore dhcp replies sent in response to it's dhcp requests,
resulting in non working dhcp.
tcpdump shows dhcp requests being sent and replies being received on the
This bug was reported to happen on FC6, too, where disabling selinux fixed it.
This is not the case on devel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to get an ip address using dhclient
dhclient times out eventually without configuring the interface
get an ip address
The Xen partial UDP checksum patch was breaking dhclient. Disabled the patch
for now, so dhclient should be working fine in dhcp-3.0.5-16.
*** Bug 227286 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
sorry for being slow and filing the duplicate, I will check the new one when it
Can it be that this issue is rising up again using
happen here on F7. While IPv6 router advertisements are received properly, IPv4
DHCP won't work...
Also dhclient-3.0.6-2.f8 from development won't fix this issue - is there a
kernel bug somewhere?
(In reply to comment #4)
> Can it be that this issue is rising up again using
I had the same issue with -33, however it seems to work again with -41