DHCP pair messed up, second one only running cant get primary up.

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Mon Jan 16 07:50:57 UTC 2017

Timothe Litt <litt at acm.org> wrote:

>> Once this is done, there is no need to the leases~ file.

> Strictly speaking, this is true.  However, in the event of disk
> corruption or an inopportune crash, leases~ can be useful for recovery.
> Recognizing that space on a ramdisk is valuable, you might wish to mv
> leases~ to a magnetic disk rather than deleting it.  This has the
> additional benefit of putting the backup on a different spindle,
> avoiding a single point of failure.

Good point - especially as they are using a RAM disk which is not exactly non-volaile.

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