[Dnsmasq-discuss] BOOTP and NFS Root Server (for LTSP)

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Sep 24 17:58:03 BST 2007

Rhaurison Bergamin wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to use dnsmasq as dhcp server for a network with LTSP;
> Then I need to use pxeboot of course, and it's working fine (pxeboot),
> the problem is when the station tries to mount nfs root;
> The message in the station is that dnsmasq is sending as rootserver his 
> self IP
> Let me try to explain:
> DNSMASQ Server IP: <>
> NFS Root Server IP: <>

It's difficult to answer this question without knowing what you're 
booting, and what parameters it expects, where but assuming the 
root-path value eventually ends up in the command=line of a Linux kernel

> dhcp-option=17,"/opt/ltsp/ubuntu_6.10_i386/"

into somthing like


might work.



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