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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  thomas at sprinzing dot org
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: dhcp out of ip addresses
 Date:  Wed, 1 Jun 2005 15:08:35 +0500
only 5 PCs are able to get IP addresses by DHCP, the others work (ie
connect to Internet via the m0n0) if I set up them up with a static IP
address.

Your suggestion of a hidden gateway is interesting - maybe someone has
setup a dhcp server on one of the XP boxes...

thanks

sai

On 6/1/05, Thomas Sprinzing <thomas at sprinzing dot org> wrote:
> sai schrieb:
> > I have a network of Windows XP machines. The problem is that the DHCP
> > server gets to the end of the range allowed and no new PCs can get on
> > the net.
> > Allowed Range is 192.168.10.50 - 192.168.10.253
> > 
> > There are only about 30 PCs on the net so it should not run out of ip
> addresses.
> > 
> > I have the following on the DHCP log:
> > May 31 19:31:30 dhcpd: DHCPOFFER on 192.168.10.248 to
> > 00:c0:4f:4c:9e:68 (D8) via rl0
> > May 31 19:31:29 dhcpd: DHCPNAK on 192.168.102.109 to 00:c0:4f:4c:9e:68 via
> rl0 
> > May 31 19:31:29 dhcpd: DHCPREQUEST for 192.168.102.109 (192.168.102.1)
> > from 00:c0:4f:4c:9e:68 via rl0: wrong network.
> > May 31 19:31:29 dhcpd: DHCPDISCOVER from 00:c0:4f:4c:9e:68 via rl0 
> > 
> > Where is this 192.168.102.x IP address coming from?
> well, you'l tell us?
> 
> e.g.: what's the WAN network number? how's that configured? are they 
> physically connected via the same switch/or even worse a hub?
> 
> what are the other 29 PCs doing? have you lokked at each and every 
> single one of them? have you looked at each and every end of Network 
> cable in your net (is there a "hidden gateway" instaled by some clueless 
> / reckless user?
> 
> lots of possibilities.
> 
> hth
> 
> thomas
> 
>