Leases for fixed-address hosts not written to lease file?

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Wed May 23 15:56:38 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:29:12AM -0500, John Hascall wrote:
> This seems to work best if you use one of the "ignore the uid"
> patches that are out there so that you can just key on the mac-address
> (esp if you have PXE or similar in your environment).

With the PXE+Windows combination, isn't that a failure mode?

I mean, if the PXE client reboots while the lease is still active,
the DHCP server should refuse to allocate it to the client ("no free

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