[Dnsmasq-discuss] More than 1 File on BootP

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Sep 6 20:22:47 BST 2007

Edson wrote:
> I will test it only tomorrow, but my doubt is if DNSMasq can help me:
> There is a device that has to receive two file names for download in BOOTP.
> How to declare this in DNSMASQ?
>    dhcp-boot=file1.fff;file2.fff
> Will do the trick, or is there another syntax for this???

There's only one filename field in a BOOTP packet, so it's not possible 
to do this. Whatever string you give is what goes in the packet: if the 
client has a way to interpret that as two filenames, that's up to the 

Can you provide a bit more information about what you're trying to do, 
and what the client is?



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