Re: Some questions regarding DHCP server and its logging

Lauri Tischler (
Tue, 11 Mar 1997 09:06:04 GMT +0200

This was a message in dhcp-users list, sounds a bit ominous. Is this
a known bug or what ??

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> sendpkt : Connection refused

This is some kind of Linux kernel bug. None of the Linux users on
the list have (to my knowledge) ever investigated why this happens,
although I see it reported from time to time. You might want to
switch to FreeBSD or NetBSD - this problem never happens on either
system. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, please dive into the
Linux kernel and see if you can figure out why this is happening -
it's probably something stupid, and as you've noticed, it's rather a

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