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ms_lyon 02-25-2003 10:18 AM

DHCPD problem - no free leases

I get this message form my (Suse) DHCP server:
DHCPDISCOVER from x:x:x:x:x via eth0: network no free leases

Here is my /etc/dhcpd.conf

ddns-update-style none;

subnet netmask {
host example {
hardware ethernet x:x:x:x:x {

And the client (the printer) which is configured to get automatically the IP address never gets it!!!

Can anyone help?

Many thanks.

cojo 02-25-2003 11:35 PM

your file are missing most of the important lines. Here is my file.

#This is my dhcp server setting
default-lease-time 86400;
max-lease-time 86400;
option subnet-mask;
option broadcast-address;
option routers;
ddns-update-style ad-hoc;
option domain-name-servers,;
option netbios-name-servers;
option domain-name "COJO";
subnet netmask {

It should work for your network. Since, we use the same subnet. You could change the domain name to whatever you want. Let me know if you still need help.

ms_lyon 02-26-2003 01:32 AM

You didn't understand...
I just want my printer to have a fixed address assigned..I don't want to use range declaration..

cojo 02-26-2003 10:52 AM

Ok, I guess I don't really understand. If your want a fixed address assigned to your printer. Why don't you manually assign a static IP to your network pritner? Won't that be easier and save your linux box from running an extra process?

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