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Old 04-13-2008, 04:53 AM   #1
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problem starting dhcp server

i have fedora 4 when i start service dhcpd the following error:
no subnet declaration for start (0.0.0.)
**ignoring requestings on start. if this is not what you want, please write a subnet declaration in your dhcpd.conf for the network segment to which interface start is attached**
my server ip is

ddns-update-style interim;
ignore client-updates;

subnet netmask {
# --- default gateway
option routers;
option subnet-mask;

# option nis-domain "";
# option domain-name "";
# option domain-name-servers;

option time-offset -18000; # Eastern Standard Time
# option ntp-servers;
# option netbios-name-servers;
# --- Selects point-to-point node (default is hybrid). Don't change this unless
# -- you understand Netbios very well
# option netbios-node-type 2;

range dynamic-bootp;
default-lease-time 21600;
max-lease-time 43200;

# we want the nameserver to appear at a fixed address
host ns {
hardware ethernet 12:34:56:78:AB:CD;
Old 04-13-2008, 11:16 PM   #2
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Rep: Reputation: 32 the DHCP server listed in the config file (I'm not going to assume anything). Also, check to see if /etc/hosts is configured to reflect the DHCP system correctly as well (hostname does not appear on the same line as localhost or, appears at address that it is in DHCP config).
Old 04-14-2008, 12:27 AM   #3
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Why do you have the nameserver declatration there? It's not on you server subnet (nor is it yours by the look of things)

Also, why

subnet netmask {

and not

subnet netmask {

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