strange DHCP behavior

Igor Smitran sigor at
Thu Feb 21 10:23:53 CET 2013

Server: up2date Centos 6.3 x64

Software: freeradius 2.2.0

configured by ./configure, generated by GNU Autoconf 2.61,
   with options \"'--prefix=/usr/local/freeradius' '--with-dhcp' 
'--with-rlm_mysql=no' '--with-rlm_perl=no' --enable-ltdl-install\"

radiusd -X starts OK, and then, after first DHCP discover is received:

Listening on authentication address * port 1812
Listening on accounting address * port 1813
Listening on command file /usr/local/freeradius/var/run/radiusd/radiusd.sock
Listening on authentication address port 18120 as server 
Listening on dhcp interface eth1 address * port 67 as server dhcp
Listening on proxy address * port 1814
Ready to process requests.

Received DHCP-Discover of id 08f11b15 from to
Parse error Parse error or name in attributein attributein ode" Dropping 
packet without response.
Going to the next request
Waking up in 0.9 seconds.

It is happening with default dhcp config. Only what is changed is:

         port = 67
         ipaddr = ***** (ommited)
         interface = eth0

This is entirely new server, installed only for dhcp testing. Mysql and 
perl will be added later.

Any idea?

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