XP Linksys DHCP Hatred

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Wed Sep 28 11:24:20 MDT 2005


On Tue, 27 Sep 2005 at 23:34 -0600, Derek wrote:
> 
> Hans Fugal wrote:
> 
> >Any ideas?
> > 
> >
> One simple setting to look at is the maximum number of DHCP users.  It 
> can be found about half way down the basic setup page.  It defaults to 
> 50, but if you have had 50 clients or have changed it, that could be the 
> culprit.
> 
> Also, I would launch ethereal on the XP machine and see what traffic it 
> is showing.  It might also be a wireless misconfiguration or the Openvpn 
> service might be running causing some issues.  I have had several 
> problems getting wep keys working on some cards.  Does it work hard wired?

Hardwired is the problem - no wireless here. The laptop can get the
neighbor's wireless, though.

> You can reset the Wins server by entering 0.0.0.0 for the address, 
> assuming it is a wrt54g

Tried that, it won't let me put 0 in the last field.

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