[K12OSN] DHCP problems

Jim McQuillan jam at mcquil.com
Tue Jul 12 22:10:52 UTC 2005

On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 DWatkins at frkl.wnyric.org wrote:

> Today I got the following message:
> "abandoning IP address pinged before offer"
> What do you make of that and how can I fix it?

dhcpd will attempt to ping an address before it will offer it, to make
sure it's not currently in use.

Sounds like another machine on the net is using that address.

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

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