[K12OSN] dhcpd failed

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Wed May 28 18:20:50 UTC 2008

Marc Fromm wrote:
> There is another dhcp server on the network for windows machines to get
> an IP that is why I am running the ltsp by assigning MAC addresses to
> IPs.
That prevents the LTSP machine from serving IPs to other machines, but 
it doesn't prevent the other DHCP server from serving IPs to your thin 

> The client is connecting to my ltsp server since I see the mac address
> in the message log using tail -f.
> I just tried a third system and it works just fine like the first.
> I am assuming it is the NIC in th system that fails, even though the NIC
> worked fine when the box was a windows system.
One thin client could consistently get an IP address from the non-LTSP 
DHCP server simply because it is closer on the network to the non-LTSP 
server (less hops).


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