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#1 2021-02-15 16:12:55

darkl0ud
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Registered: 2016-01-13
Posts: 9

Issue with DHClient

Hello all! I am not sure if this is the correct category for this post, as it is somewhat of a bug report and also a work around, though Bunsenlabs is not the only distro affected by this.

I currently have faced an issue for the last few months with trying to get a Linux distro back onto my Chromebook. I was running BL on it for a few years, but wanted to try some other distros. Well I tried Crunchbang++, and had no issues during install, but after install, my Wi-Fi card would no longer connect to my router. Just sat there spinning in a circle. Tried a few different distros and all had varying degree of failure...

Fast forward to today and I reimaged BL on a USB drive, popped it into the Chromebook, and got all the way to "Configure the network" and nothing would happen.  CTRL+ALT+F4 revealed that the system was trying to get an IPv6 address, and would just hang there forever. I killed the dhclient application that was trying to get the address, switched back over to the installation screen, and everything is working as normal. I am not in the system with no issues so far...

I wish I could be of more help, and I would do some testing, but good lord I haven't had the chance to use Linux in so long, I don't wanna break it again lol. I might CloneZilla the drive and experiment with why IPv6 was getting stuck...

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#2 2021-02-15 18:24:15

ohnonot
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Registered: 2015-09-29
Posts: 5,306
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Re: Issue with DHClient

Sounds more like a wireless problem? And it's working now?


Please use CODE tags for code.
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#3 2021-02-15 19:26:17

tknomanzr
BL Die Hard
From: Around the Bend
Registered: 2015-09-29
Posts: 1,049

Re: Issue with DHClient

You can tell network-manager to only use IP v4 routing as well. Just edit the connection, then settings, then ip4, then check the require IP v4 for this connection to complete checkbox.

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