Re: Error message at startup: eth0 (DHCP) failed
From: Sam (noSpam_at_noSpam.com)
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 19:58:59 -0000
Just glad to help.
"Oliver Meike" <Oliver.Meike@post.rwth-aachen.de> wrote in message
> Thank you very much, Sam! Everything is working fine now!!
> "Sam" <noSpam@noSpam.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > Oliver
> > This may be related to your problem.
> > I replaced my DLink router with a Netgear ADSL modem / router. The
> > did not work with the default SUSE 9.0 setup of DHCP. I find the Netgear
> > lacking in some settings that the DLink had especilly with regard to
> > One specifically related to my problem is DHCP Lease Time which the
> > does not cater for.
> > The default SUSE DHCP setup asks the router to set or query the default
> > Client Lease Time. The Netgear does not seem to respond in the way that
> > requires so it it fails the setup.
> > To solve this I did the following (as root)
> > 1. Open Control Center
> > 2. Select YAST2 modules
> > 3. Select System
> > 4. Select Editor for /etc/sysconfig files
> > 5. Select Network
> > 6. Select DHCP
> > 7. Select DHCP Client
> > 8. Select DHCPCLIENT_LEASE_TIME
> > 9. In the edit box to the right enter 604800. This is a value in
> > the one I use.
> > 10. Finish, close etc.
> > Hope this helps
> > Sam
> > "Oliver Meike" <Oliver.Meike@post.rwth-aachen.de> wrote in message
> > news:firstname.lastname@example.org.RWTH-Aachen.DE...
> > > Hi everybody,
> > > I am retrieving this error message, but I can connect to the internet
> > > through a Netgear router. I had this error message with Suse 8.2 and
> > > First I used my onboard ethernet card (motherboard: MSI K7N2 Delta)
> > then
> > > I bought a PCI card (Realtek RTL8139). I got the error message every
> > on
> > > startup. Actually I could be happy, because I have a connection to the
> > > internet. But I am new to Linux and I would like to understand the
> > > "apparatus". Furthermore when I restart the network with "rcnetwork
> > restart"
> > > I get this error message. But when I check the status with "rcnetwork
> > > status" everything is fine and I get the message "eth0 (DHCP):
> > > would be glad about any help and understanding....
> > > Thanx,
> > > Oliver.
> > >
> > >