[Dnsmasq-discuss] alternate dhcp port 1067

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Feb 20 09:41:25 GMT 2008


Jan Psota wrote:
> It would be useful to have possibility
> of changing dhcp (bootp) ports from 67/68 to
> (for example) 1067/1068.
> Option could be named --dhcp-port=....,
> or --alternate-dhcp-port (for 1067/1068).

I like the --alternate-port option better, people will forget that a
pair of ports are required otherwise.

> 
> It is necessary when we have another dhcp
> server(s) in out network, but not providing
> all information needed to boot a workstation.
> 
> Etherboot bootroms propose those alternate ports.
> 
> I can prepare a patch if You would like me to do so
> (for my use I only changed it in config.h).

I'll get something together soonish.


Cheers,

Simon.


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