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

Henning Sprang henning_sprang at gmx.de
Thu May 4 19:48:52 CEST 2006

Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> [...]
>> 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
> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-fai@rrz.uni-koeln.de/msg01610.html
> http://www.bsdforums.org/forums/archive/index.php/t-29534.html
> solves your problem!?

The second helped. Not that I didn't misspelled the authoritative, I
just didn't have it.
I wonder why the same host with the same mac address can get a config
when making the request with dhclient.


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