The short and curlies of vista networking
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Sat Jun 20 18:00:19 UTC 2009
On Thursday 18 June 2009 13:51:32 Tim Judd wrote:
> Replies inline
> On 6/18/09, Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
> > On Thursday 18 June 2009 10:27:44 Tim Judd wrote:
> >> Long ago in 2007, I saw a M$ article that describes that Vista has an
> >> extremely short delay period to get an IP. If it doesn't get it
> >> within 1 second, it gives up (and maybe tries again). Common DHCP
> >> servers ping an IP address, wait 1 second for a reply, and if no
> >> reply, assumes the IP is available and leases it to the booting
> >> computer.
> > ISC-dhcpd doesn't work that way. It keeps a lease db and assumes it's db
> > is the authority on available iP's for the range.
> search for ping-check or ping-timeout
Be that as it may, the offers always occur within the same second:
Jun 18 08:56:24 gate dhcpd: DHCPDISCOVER from 00:c0:a8:f1:e8:c3 (Tyler-PC) via
Jun 18 08:56:24 gate dhcpd: DHCPOFFER on 192.168.2.251 to 00:c0:a8:f1:e8:c3
(Tyler-PC) via bridge0
I will disable the ping check in today's tests though.
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