[ECOS] DHCP w/ Win2K server?

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Wed Nov 28 14:44:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 03:39:36PM -0700, Gary Thomas wrote:
> On Wed, 2001-11-28 at 15:35, Grant Edwards wrote:
> > 
> > >From the "MS Windows continues to deteriorate" department...
> > 
> > I've had a customer complain that eCos DHCP client doesn't get
> > a gateway address when used with a Win2K server (WinNT is OK).
> > I've verified it by capturing network traffic between eCos and
> > our office's Win2K server: no gateway is sent by the DHCP
> > server. (Though BOFH claims it is.)
> > 
> > Has anybody else seen this problem?
> > 
> > Is there a setting in the Win2K DHCP server that needs to be
> > chanaged?  Both the customer and our BOFH claim that their
> > respective DHCP servers are configured to send gateway
> > addresses.
> > 
> > Needless to say, it works fine with Linux...  ;)
> 
> "it" is ambiguous

Sorry about that. The eCos client works fine with a Linux
DHCP server (whatever is shipped with RH 6/7).  eCos client
code also works fine with an NT4 server and with a Novell (5.?)
server.

I'm going to try Linux-client and Win2K-server as soon as my
laptop is finished ripping a CD...

-- 
Grant Edwards
grante@visi.com



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