Subject: Re: is dhcpd broken
To: David Laight <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/2003 22:51:46
On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, David Laight wrote:

> > You probably have ddns-update-style set to ad-hoc, which is now
> > deprecated, if you read the man-page. :-)
> It was depracated when I typed it in - doesn't mean it should fail
> that way though :-(

I agree. The error message is really confusing.

> > Set it to none to just keep it running, or set it to interim, and fix
> > things according to the man-page.
> I'm not sure why it wsn't set to 'none' anyway, I don't have an updateable
> DNS server and the host using dhcp/bootp has a fixed address anyway!

It was the same here. Default I think.

> OTOH the dhcp man pages leave a lot to be desired, mainly a massive
> inability to see the wood for the trees.
> Anyway, thanks...

As long as it helped, it's always something...


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