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Re: networking q?



Gene Heskett wrote:
> When watching the messages log, I see DHCPDISCOVER requests sent to 
> 255.255.255.255 on a network restart, and they fail after SoftMac says 
> its Associated, I assume with the wap11 access point sitting about 20" 
> away since the MAC addresses of the wap11 are correctly displayed in the 
> messages log.  Is this DHCPDISCOVER doing it correctly?

I am not entirely sure what do you mean with "SoftMac says its Associated", but
sending DHCPDISCOVER to 255.255.255.255 is a normal way to request a dynamic IP
address. IF you provide an excerpt from the logs I may be able to shed some
light on the rest of it.


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