Weird Message When Doing DHCP Failover

Bruce Hudson Bruce.Hudson at Dal.Ca
Tue Oct 31 16:20:03 UTC 2006

> -bash-3.00# /usr/sbin/dhcpd -f /etc/dhcpd-failover.conf eth1 &

    Read the man page. The "-f" option prevents the daemon from going into
the background; which you promptly over-ride anyway. I suspect you want
"-cf" to specify the configuration file. As it is, the name of your file
is being interpreted as the name of the interface to listen on. However it
got an IP address for that, it is (no suprise) not configured with a subnet
Bruce A. Hudson				| Bruce.Hudson at Dal.CA
UCIS, Networks and Systems		|
Dalhousie University			|
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada		| (902) 494-3405

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