[Dnsmasq-discuss] Possible bug setting dhcp-option 17

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Oct 10 22:06:52 BST 2005

Michael Welle wrote:

>>Are you using BOOTP? If so, then that explains things. Can you use DHCP 
>>instead? (BYW the option 57 stuff is not specified for BOOTP, so that 
>>wouldn't help.)
> Sorry, I should have mentioned that. I guess my problem is solved now
> (and I should have a closer look at the relevant rfc). Maybe you can
> write a warning into the logs in such a case? I find it a little bit 
> confusing to set an option in the conf file and see it silently
> disappearing on its way to the client ;). 

A valid point: I'll add a warning in the next release. (Hey, at least it 
didn't just overflow the buffer!)


> Thank you
> Michael
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