[K12OSN] running DHCP by default

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Thu Feb 17 18:56:44 UTC 2005

> I've done it again.  I just got a visit from a network guy 
> complaining that I'm spewing bogus IP numbers to anyone who 
> requests one.  It's the third time.  The first time it 
> disabled a lab that I was teaching in.
> I'd like to lobby for there be one more step required before 
> making this mistake.  Maybe a process could run and see if 
> there was a DHCP server on an interface before cranking up a 
> second one.  That might be a way to do it that would keep 
> boneheads like me from drawing ire from folks running the network.

I don't know what your setup is but if you don't use the ltsp dhcp
server your clients won't boot unless you have access to modify the
existing dhcp server with the correct settings.  

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