Re: Preseeded installer uses avahi instead of waiting DHCP
On 28/12/11 19:41, Tom H wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 10:04 PM, Scott Ferguson
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 28/12/11 12:14, Dmitry wrote:
>>> I have slow DHCP and TFTP-server with debian installer. Whet I try to
>>> install Debian (squeeze 6.0.3), installer sets IP to 164.254.x.x
>>> instead of waiting DHCP respond.
>> I suspect Avahi is getting that address from somewhere..... Wireshark is
>> your friend :-)
> avahi-autoipd assigns the address locally if a dhcp address isn't set.
If it's enabled, and changed from the default 16*9*.254.0.0/16 (IETF
RFC3927)[*1] - which is certainly possible.
If the OP replies we'll know.
[*1]I don't know about Wheezy/Sid/Windoof - but that's the defaults for
Lenny, Squeeze, and OSX
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