MediaOne and Linux (yet again)
warlord at mit.edu
Tue Aug 11 10:05:15 EDT 1998
Sounds like MediaOne didn't get the MAC address into their systems.
Generally, they'll only allow one MAC address from your system. If
you change MAC Addresses, you need to power-cycle your cable modem.
"Peter R. Breton" <prbreton at fandago.read.tasc.com> writes:
> I finally moved my MediaOne connection from my Windows machine to a
> Linux box -- called up MediaOne and gave them the new MAC address, etc.
> The connection worked flawlessly on the Windows machine, but I have yet
> to connect from Linux; dhcpcd reports "No DHCPOFFER Messages" or some
> I am running RedHat 5.1, kernel 2.0.34 with two 3Com 10/100 3c59x cards.
> Any pointers?
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