On Fri, 06 Nov 2009 05:31:48 -0000, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com> wrote:
> How about shortening the max lease time?
> I had a few systems last month where we saw the "Can't write to dhcp
> lease file, No space left on device" error.
> It was solved by setting the max lease time to 28800. Haven't seen
> this issue on those systems since we did this.
> On the other hand it's something strange, those systems were all
> running over a year without issues and all of a sudden they started
> complaining about this.
> The only thing changed is the userbase behind it (not the amount of
> users, just different users)
O/T, but how many DHCP leases are we talking here before it runs out of
space? What size networks are these running on?
In a pinch, Openwall GNU/*/Linux is a bootable CD which is a full live
system ; it contains a DHCP server so you could copy the leases file to
that and start the service... (http://www.openwall.com)
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