dhcpd performance?

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed May 2 14:13:57 UTC 2007

At 09:45 -0400 2/5/07, Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
>On 5/1/07, Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
>>  If you think that won't be acceptable for a rare event, then I think
>>  you need to investigate further into EXACTLY what sort of thing may
>>  go on. Things like, how fast do the ethernet switches power up the
>>  client ports after a power interruption, how fast does the call
>>  processor get the devices to reboot, how soon and how often to
>>  clients retry their DHCP requests, do the clients keep their address
>>  (so they can just do a request/ack) or do they always cold start.
>The phone guys may have that info, but it hasn't been conveyed to us.

Do I detect a hint of internal politics going on here ? Are the phone 
guys pushing to use a different DHCP server by any chance ?

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