[CentOS] Question - Xen host, DHCPD and guest VMs

Scot P. Floess sfloess at nc.rr.com
Fri Nov 6 15:19:28 UTC 2009


Sorry, I meant to say "unless I bounce dhcpd before the guest VMs are 
started, the guests don't get the DHCP address" - meaning they don't 
"hear" the ack...

Silly type-o - should proof read before I post ;)

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Scot P. Floess wrote:

>
> Neil:
>
> Yes - you definitely can...and I am...
>
> The problem is, unless I bounce dhcpd before and guest VM work, the guests
> don't get the DHCP address...
>
> It's weird ;)  But definitely, if I bounce dhcpd (of course after
> xend/xendomains start) everything works fine - as in the dhcp addresses
> are received by the guest VMs...
>
> On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Neil Aggarwal wrote:
>
>> Scot:
>>
>>> I have a question about a Xen host that runs dhcpd and installing
>>> guest/running guest VMs (that use DHCP)...
>>
>> I think you can run a DHCP server on the host for the guests to
>> grab an IP address from.
>>
>> 	Neil
>>
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