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Snow Leopard Server DHCP Not Working

Brand new server and all other services are working properly but DHCP continually crashes:

Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver com.apple.ReportCrash.Root[54741]: 2010-01-05 21:08:51.648 ReportCrash[54741:7e2f] Saved crash report for bootpd[54810] version ??? (???) to /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/bootpd_2010-01-05-210851-3_localhost.crash
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: server name servername.company.com
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: interface en0: ip 10.17.156.6 mask 255.255.255.0
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver bootpd[54811]: [54811] detected buffer overflow
Jan  5 21:08:51 qiserver com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.bootpd[54811]): Job appears to have crashed: Abort trap

I've completely deleted and re-created the subnet, restarted the server several times, deleted the bootpd.plist... crash report is attached. I know I've deleted the configuration files used by the server manager before but I'll be damned if I can find them now. I'm stumped for the moment.
crash-report.txt
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Britt ThompsonSr. Systems EngineerAuthor Commented:
Also, it continually crashes without a subnet enabled or even in the list.
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robertcernyCommented:
Hello,
at first, you should install the latest update. If I'm not wrong, 10A433 is the original 10.6 version, the current one is 10.6.2. As a next step turn off DHCP and remove the contents of /var/db/dhcpclient.

Try to start DHCP again.

HTH
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Britt ThompsonSr. Systems EngineerAuthor Commented:
Good call on the server update. I completely doped out on that one but that didn't fix it. What did fix it was deleting the dhcpd_leases file within that same directory.
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Britt ThompsonSr. Systems EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for you help...sometimes you just need a little kick to point you in the right direction.
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