On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 02:30:42PM -0700, Freddy Freeloader wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 01:36:43PM -0700, Freddy Freeloader wrote:
>>> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 11:14:25AM -0700, Freddy Freeloader wrote:
>>>>> I have two NICs. The onboard Marvell and a 3Com 3c905b. The
>>>>> 3Com handles dhcp and dns requests. Both are configured for
>>>>> statically configured IP addresses in /etc/network/interfaces.
>>>>> However, the Marvell will, after some unknown amount of
>>>>> time--less than 12 hours--drop its static IP address and
>>>>> request a dhcp address from the 3Com adapter.
>>>> probably a killall dhclient will sort it out.
>>> [i] will give that a try and see if the behavior changes.
>> perhaps some other package is starting dhclient? Basically, if you
>> have both interfaces using static ip, dhclient shouldn't even be
>> started. care to post /etc/network/interfaces?
> For some reason dhclient WAS running, but I don't know why.
if it reappears, try a `ps aux`, maybe there will be a clue there as
to where it's coming from. And after a reboot, run
watch grep dhclient /var/log/syslog
or some equivalent and watch for it to show up.
> You wouldn't happen to have any guesses on the second problem I listed
> would you?