IP address conflict

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by border terrier, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Feb 6, 2013

    I'm having an issue with my Mac Pro (2.66 Quad Core Intel running 10.8.2) since the latest OS upgrade. I have a fixed IP address for this machine and a fixed IP address for the wireless card (obviously a different one) and I regularly get a pop up box stating that the IP address is in use by another device.

    I've checked the network and all seems fine and nothing has the same IP address. I have changed the IP address twice and even with the new IPs I get the same message but only rarely. The DHCP range is well above the static IPs I use.

    Anyone seen this before or since the update or can offer a solution?

  2. macrumors 6502

    May 6, 2008
    Do you have "Wake for Network Access" turned on? If so, try turning it off. I was having that problem, and I seem to remember that fixing it haha.
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 6, 2013
    As it happens I do and if I recall correctly I only recently made this change. It may have coincided with the problem arising though I can't be 100% sure. I will turn it off and see where we go. Thanks.

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