Subject: Re: dhcpd whines in 1.5R
To: Current Users <>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 03/29/2001 20:39:16
On Thu, Mar 29 2001 at 20:22:08 +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> I'm writing a minimal DHCP client for an embedded system and using NetBSD
> as DHCP server.  I'm getting this from dhcpd:
> DHCPDISCOVER from 00:10:8b:f1:3f:f0 via fxp0
> DHCPOFFER on to 00:10:8b:f1:3f:f0 via fxp0
> dns.c(426): non-null pointer
> dns.c(426): non-null pointer
Not sure what that means...
> if IN A  doesn't exist add 580800030 IN A resolver failed.
You have dynamic dns updates enabled.

> The name server is a local machine and it responds quickly.  The host is
> also present in /etc/hosts on the DHCP server machine.  I have never used
> dhcpd before - so I can't tell if this is a bug or feature (but it sounds
> like a problem to me, where ever the may be ;)
> Is dhcpd working Just Fine (TM) for everyone else?
Well, dhcpd from current works fine for me on sparc and i386.

But I have disabled dns updates (ddns-updates off) which is on by default
(extremly annoying!) since dhcpd V3.something and only rarly needed.
I bet you don't need it as well, do you?

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