[Dnsmasq-discuss] force broadcast BOOTP reply

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Jan 12 07:46:27 GMT 2008

Bodo Bellut wrote:
> Hi,
>>> Then I'd like to request a configuration option, if possible per client. I 
>>> don't want to risk other clients stopping to work because of this.
>> OK, try
>> http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/test-releases/dnsmasq-2.41test28.tar.gz
> Wow...
>> It uses the tagging system, so you can force broadcast for only BOOTP
>> like this:
> Works like a charm, thanks a lot.
> For another PXE client I have to disable PMTU discovery on the machine 
> running dnsmasq (known Intel LANDesk problem). Do you think there's a 
> solution to this without globally disabling PMTU discovery?

A new area for me:


seems to indicate that it's possible to do it for a subnet (and maybe an 
individual host) using the routing table. Is that the sort of thing you 



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