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Re: [Condor-users] Machines don't join pool on reboot. Invalid IP in StartLog.

A fix should be forthcoming in at the latest 7.6.4.  I do not know if the fix made it into 7.6.3, it might have been pushed in too late.  In the SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\condor key (might be under the WOW64 hive since you're on XP-64), if you create a new multi-string registry value called DependOnService and set the value to Dhcp, the Condor service should wait until the DHCP service is up and running before it starts up.  That should avoid the problem.  There is a fix for the issue in 7.6.3 for Vista and higher machines.

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Ben Cotton <bcotton@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
It sounds to me like Condor is starting before the host has obtained a
real IP address. The host is using a link-local address
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apipa) for some reason. I assume the
machine uses DHCP to obtain an IP address? I'm not very familiar with
how this works on Windows, but I believe the solution is to have
Condor start later in the boot process.

Ben Cotton
Systems Research Engineer
IT Research Systems
Purdue University
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