Strange message appearing in logs from isc-dhcpd-V3.1.0
niall.oreilly at ucd.ie
Mon Mar 25 17:32:54 UTC 2013
One of our soon-to-be retired servers is running isc-dhcpd-V3.1.0.
A few days ago, after a routine re-start, it began to log the following
message, which I don't recall ever seeing before.
dhcp.c(3956): non-null pointer
The message seems to be generated for each request/response pair:
DISCOVER/OFFER, REQUEST/ACK, and INFORM/ACK.
AFAICS, things are otherwise normal: the lease file is growing; clients
involved are going quiet after ACK rather than trying again to obtain a
I don't understand the code at dhcp.c(3956) enough to see what might be
I'ld appreciate hints as to whether I need to be alarmed and/or what
I need to do.
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