Subject: Re: dhcpd working under 1.5B?
To: None <>
From: Laine Stump <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/06/2000 13:08:31
I had that problem with dhcpd, too. If I recall correctly, according to Ted 
it was due to my using both dhcpd and dhclient on the same machine. He made 
a fix (which works!) on the trunk, and requested a pullup to the 1.5 
release branch. Possibly it hasn't been pulled up yet (I did "cvs update 
-A" in the dhcp directory and did make install, so I'm running with dhcp 
binaries from the trunk, and everything else from the release branch).

Now my problem is that dhclient prints out several dozen diagnostic 
messages every second until I kill it (or until /var is full).

At 05:20 AM 7/6/00 -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
>I've just finished updating all of my home network to 1.5B, and I've
>discovered that dhcpd appears not to be working.  I've got one machine
>that needs dhcp (it's my laptop from work), and I discovered over night
>that it no longer could get its IP address lease.
>/var/log/messages claims that no leases are available, yet looking at
>/var/db/dhcp.leases shows an empty file (other than the comment about
>I will be looking into this in more detail when I get home from work
>tonight, but I was kinda sorta hoping that someone else had already run
>into this and had a quick answer!
>FWIW, here's my /etc/dhcpd.conf file.  All it has is the one entry for
>the fixed address I want my laptop to get.  This same file has worked
>forever under previous NetBSD versions, including as recently as 1.4ZB
>(or was it ZD?).  Also, the server runs on i386, in case it makes any
>deny unknown-clients;
>deny bootp;
>subnet netmask {
>         option subnet-mask;
>         option routers;
>         option domain-name-servers;
>         option domain-name "";
>host lap1 {
>         hardware ethernet 0:10:4b:fe:f9:4b;
>         fixed-address;
>         option host-name "lap1";
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