IP Address Problems

Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Wed Jan 11 20:19:47 UTC 2006

Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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.

Ahh...ok, lease files where indicated look ok.  Not suprising that the
lease files are kept somewhere non-standard on Ubuntu, they seem to do
that sort of thing alot.

Michael J. Lynch

What if the hokey pokey IS what it's all about -- author unknown

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