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   1. reports failed but works (Yuma Technical Inc.)


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Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:56:40 -0400
From: "Yuma Technical Inc." <>
Subject: reports failed but works
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I am running a PXE service on buster.
On a client it searches for a DHCP server, for about a minute.  Meanwhile on 
the server "sudo systemctl status isc-dhcp-server.service? reports ?Active: 
failed (Result: exit-code)? .  Then I issue ?sudo systemctl restart 
isc-dhcp-server.service? - reply:?Job for isc-dhcp-server.service failed 
because the control process exited with error code.??.
However back on the client, I restart and again it searches for a DHCP server.  
In a second or two it is assigned an IP ?
On the server, ?sudo systemctl status isc-dhcp-server.service? tells me the 
PID. ?journalctl _PID=1234? gives all the messages ?? DHCPINFORM from x.y.z.xx 
via wlan0? and ?? DHCPACK to x.y.z.xx (a:b:c:d:e:f) via wlan0? - over and over.
Why does it report failed (with non-error responses) when it works?
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