DHCP DISCOVERs but no OFFERs - update

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Mon Mar 19 08:57:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 03:19:47PM -0500, Frank Bulk wrote:
> Why doesn't the DHCP server mark that IP address as abandoned and then go on
> to the next free one and run another ping ahead, rather than wait for the

That is precisely what the server does do.  Except that 'abandoned' is
a lease state, and abandoned leases are allocated only as a last resort.

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