Upgrade from 3.1.0 to 4.1.1

Abu Abdulla alhanbali montaqa at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 04:05:17 UTC 2010

Can i assume that the dhcp (without patching) cannot work on two
different physical interfaces (NIC) in the same vlan?

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Abu Abdulla alhanbali
<montaqa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Simon Hobson <dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
>> Abu Abdulla alhanbali wrote:
>>> O.K. I tried now with 2 NIC but i got this error:
>>> Multiple interfaces match the same subnet: nxge0 nxge1
>>> Multiple interfaces match the same shared network: nxge0 nxge1
>>> i have two interfaces (IPs) in the same subnet.
>>> nxge0: flags=1000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 1500 index 2
>>>        inet netmask fffffff8 broadcast
>>>        ether 0:14:4f:f3:32:cc
>>> nxge1: flags=1000843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4> mtu 1500 index 3
>>>        inet netmask fffffff8 broadcast
>>>        ether 0:14:4f:f3:32:cd
>>> do i really need to have different Vlan for each interface to make the
>>> dhcp works? i only require the server for remote users (not on the
>>> local subnet).
>> I thought the aim was to run TWO instances of DHCP server - that being the
>> case, start on on nxge0 and the other on nxge1. The 'raw' command would be :
>> dhcpd <options> nxge0
>> dhcpd <options> nxge1
>> Your distro probably has tools for setting the interface(es) in a config
>> file, but won't have config options for two independent servers.
> yes i'm trying to run two instances right now:
> dhcpd <options> nxge0                       (it works fine)
> dhcpd <options> nxge1                       (it didn't work and
> through the previous error of "Multiple interfaces ...")
> i thought it should work without any issue since there are two
> different physical interfaces. am i missing something.

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