IP Address Problems

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
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
> working.

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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