[ale] DHCP and M$

Chris Ricker kaboom at gatech.edu
Wed Feb 25 13:47:23 EST 2004

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, James Kinney wrote:

> Sorry to ask this here as it is truly a M$ problem.
> WinXP seems to aggressively cache DHCP client settings. So much so that
> plugging in a laptop into another network and rebooting will not reset the
> ip address. It will keep the original one unless ipconfig /release,
> ipconfig /renew are run manually.

what's the packet capture of the dhcp request / response process during 
bootup look like? Windows is broken, but it's not *that* broken AFAIK ;-)


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