IP Address Problems
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Wed Jan 11 19:20:21 UTC 2006
Michael J. Lynch wrote:
> Oops...sorry. Mistook you for OP. I do have DHCP server up and
> running on Hoary and haven't seen any problems. That being said, I
> did switch to dhcpd (IIRC, dhcp package). IIRC, I did this because
> I couldn't get TFTP/netboot to work correctly with the installed dhcpd
> server. I may be remembering the reasoning incorrectly though.
> One thing I did check on my clients just for yucks was
> /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient.leases. They are empty. Probably doesn't mean
> anything, just thought I'd mention it since my setup seems to be
ps aux | grep lease
For some odd reason, Ubuntu's leases are not kept in the default directory.
So if I do: dhclient -r eth0
(ie, using the default lease file) the lease file ends up in a different
place from where it would normally be created.
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