Re: NM ignoring DHCP server

On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 10:55 +0200, Rene Rask wrote:
> Hi list
> One of the most frustrating this about NM is the DHCP server response
> policy. After a long and exhausting fight with an Atheros based card I
> got a lot of:
> NetworkManager: DHCP: Reply message's source port (5353) was not the
> DHCP server port number (67), won't use it.
> How am I supposed to fix this? On hardware routers and whatnot serving
> IPs to clients. If there isn't some way of disabling this security
> feature then NM will never "just work".

Out of curiosity, what AP vendor is shipping hardware that responds to
DHCP on the wrong source port?  That's the critical piece of data you
seem to have left out.


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