WLAN connection problems w. static IP

Neil Jerram neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Sun Jun 3 22:07:56 CEST 2012

Thomas Pantzer <tho.mas at pantzer.net> writes:

> I can't use DHCP with my home network since my DHCP server
> refuses to send IP address to clients that send too short
> request.  This is another bug in the QtMoko. According to
> the RFC a DHCP-request needs to be padded up to 300 chars.

If my reading of the QtMoko source is correct, QtMoko simply uses
'udhcpc' to do client-side DHCP.  So what you've described may be a
known bug with the Debian squeeze version of udhcpc (which is part of

Therefore, you might like to:

- see if you can reproduce the same problem with Debian squeeze udhcpc,
  running independently of QtMoko

- investigate if that problem has since been fixed in busybox upstream

- build and install a modified busybox package that adds that udhcpc


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