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you don't just "guess", you need to understand. Ultimately they need to be *correct* not just the same. your local subnet is very very likely to need to be a /24, so 255.255.255.0 but you should know this already. You also need to look at a client and see how it's configured after receiving a lease, including looking at it's actual lease file, in somewhere like /var/lib/dhcp/leases, i forget what it's normally called.
Last edited by acid_kewpie; 09-01-2011 at 03:44 AM.
it makes me wonder about the .dhcp. and if that would matter or not. and why when i have just the wireless router plugged in to the modem i get a completely different ip in its settings..
if i could understand why's and how's this would be a lot easier. but the online guide and my server book dont troubleshoot this problem .....
from what you understand? you're giving out an IP address, you clearly need to know what that IP address is don't you? I get the impression it doesn't even exist... What is 192.168.1.1 if the dhcp server is 192.168.1.2? That option needs to be whatever the router IP on that subnet is. That's the default gateway.