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Bug 228949 - dhcp client can't get ip in kernel-2.6.20-1.2930.fc7.
dhcp client can't get ip in kernel-2.6.20-1.2930.fc7.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-02-15 21:44 EST by sangu
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.6.20-1.2949.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-02-27 09:16:52 EST
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Description sangu 2007-02-15 21:44:56 EST
Description of problem:
dhcp client can't get ip in kernel-2.6.20-1.2930.fc7.

$service network start
failed
/var/log/messages
[...]
localhost kernel: forcedeth.c: Reverse Engineered nForce ethernet driver.
Version 0.60. 
[...]
localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67               
localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67               
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 4   
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 4   
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 9   
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 15  
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 20  
localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 9   
localhost dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.                                      
localhost dhclient: Trying recorded lease 192.168.0.4
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Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.20-1.2930.fc7

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Additional info:
/sbin/lspci | grep net
00:0a.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 Ethernet Controller (rev a3)

dhclient-3.0.5-19.fc7

dhclient works well in kernel-2.6.20-1.2925.fc7.
Comment 1 Milan Kerslager 2007-02-18 15:58:04 EST
The same problem is here when trying network installation from devel tree
(2.6.20-1.2932). Older versions of the kernel works fine.
Comment 2 Milan Kerslager 2007-02-18 16:09:03 EST
I tryed to bot with pci=nomsi (see bug #222556) and with napic but it does not
work. It seems that the first DHCP works, but then DNS failed (to download
kickstart file) and second DHCP does not work at all too. Numeric IP address
does not helped too.

The kernel 2.6.20-1.2930 does not work too even tryed in working FC6 installation.

I have onboard nVidia MCP51 (forcedeth driver).
Comment 3 Milan Kerslager 2007-02-21 09:34:46 EST
Today kernel 2.6.20-1.2936.fc7 (2.6.20-git15) is still broken.
Comment 4 sangu 2007-02-27 09:16:52 EST
kernel-2.6.20-1.2949.fc7
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* Mon Feb 26 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Fix up radeonfb backlight.
- Revert forcedeth changes so that it works again.
Comment 5 Milan Kerslager 2007-02-27 13:43:10 EST
Confirming that the latest kernel-2.6.20-1.2949.fc7 works. Thank you.

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