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Re: dhcpd.leases and rough edges in a fresh install
On Fri 03 Apr 2009 at 07:22:28 AM +1100, Tyler Retzlaff wrote:
>after installing a fresh netbsd system I usually bring up dhcpd. so
>I configure rc.conf and run /etc/rc.d/dhcpd start and I always see:
>/etc/rc.d/dhcpd: WARNING: /var/db/dhcpd.leases is not readable.
I remember that glitch, it motivated me to put *all* networking in
various /etc/ifconfig.* files, even when using dhcp, as such:
#:: Create configuration files to start networking at boot.
echo "dhclient=NO" >>/etc/rc.conf
cat >/etc/ifconfig.$i <<'EOF'
#126.96.36.199 netmask 255.255.255.240
#188.8.131.52 netmask 255.255.255.240 alias
#!route add default 184.108.40.206
# Re-start networking using new config files.
[ -e /var/run/dhclient.pid ] && dhclient -r
IIRC the dhclient program doesn't throw the error, it just creates
the file. not sure why dhcpd doesn't try and touch the file.
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