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Re: problems with having two DHCP servers...


On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 04:26:20AM -0500, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On 12/27/11 22:04, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> >
> >It "sounds" like you are running two DHCP servers - in which case you
> >have four options (none of which involve preseeding).
> >
> >If you have multiple DHCP servers the problem is *easily* fixed - please
> >tell me the make and model of the primary (router/firewall) DHCP server
> >and I'll give you instructions.
> Hi Scott,
> I'm not the OP, but I do have this problem.  When I try to do an
> install (wheezy) on a network with two DHCP servers, the installer's
> dhcp-client never seems to get an IP address -- even though the two
> servers are both responding and both giving the same IP address.

Then why have 2?

> Both DHCP servers are dnsmasq.

Why having 2 in a network.  Keeep them separated is the way to go.

> When I kill off one of the servers temporarily, all goes well.

I thought this is the right solution.

> Is there a solution that isn't so drastic?

Make a sane network configuration, I think...


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