dhcpd instructions in CVS - yet missing stuff..

Larry Lawrence larry at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 13 08:06:26 PDT 2002

Joao Clemente wrote:

> Hello.
> I reported some days ago that ddns-update-style was missing in dhcpd.conf
> I still hadn't tried to run the package 'till today, when I found out that
> something more was missing: Has the dhcp hint states, you need to touch
> /var/state/dhcp/dhcpd.leases, as we conclude from seeing the following
> error message provided by dhcpd:
> "
> Can't open lease database /var/state/dhcp/dhcpd.leases: No such file or
> directory --
>   check for failed database rewrite attempt!
> "
> Well, after this I still can't get dhcpd to work, but by seeing the
> following message I'm quite sure that I'll need a kernel recompile to get
> it working.. "socket: Protocol not available - make sure CONFIG_PACKET
> (Packet socket) and CONFIG_FILTER (Socket Filtering) are enabled in your
> kernel configuration!
> "
> Greetings and thank you

Thank you for the assistance.

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