xen-vm install with FAI - dhcp requests being ignored as "not authoritative"

Michael Tautschnig tautschn at model.in.tum.de
Thu May 4 16:58:01 CEST 2006

> Hi, 
> On my way to install a xen vm with FAI over the network. I have a ip
> autoconf-enabled kernel, but am experiencing the following problem. On the
> xen-users list nobody had an idea, it seems the xen kernel makes "wrong"
> dhcp requests, as my dhcp server works perfect with all other machines amd
> setups. Maybe some other FAI user has an idea why this happens with xen
> 3.0.2:
> When trying to get an IP adress, nfs root host and directory information
> for the xen vm from dhcp, the dhcp server's syslog reads:
> May  4 05:13:21 amalgam dhcpd: DHCPREQUEST for (
> >from 00:16:3e:00:00:11 via eth0: ignored (not authoritative).

Is your dhcp server authoritative? Maybe one of these


solves your problem!?



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