Localhost relay (giaddr:

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Sat Jan 31 21:15:30 UTC 2009

Timur Alperovich wrote:

>I'm sending DHCP Discover packets to the server and set the giaddr to
>, but I don't see any responses on the loopback interface.
>Anyone have some insight? I put dhcpd.conf below. Thank you.

I very much doubt that will work - the server was written on the 
assumption that interfaces would support broadcasts (ie Ethernet, 
possibly Token Ring) and doesn't support non-broadcast interfaces 
(such as PPP). I'd assume that loopback would be in the latter group.

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