[Dnsmasq-discuss] proxy dhcp does not send dhcp-options
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Apr 9 17:05:09 BST 2012
On 09/04/12 16:42, Jochen Dekeyser wrote:
> I want to use dnsmasq as a proxy dhcp at 10.40.1.100: an other
> (windows) dhcp-server is active on the network, and a want to use
> dnsmasq to send only the pxe-boot options for pxe-clients. I use the
> following config-file:
> pxe-prompt="Press F8 for boot menu", 3
> pxe-service=X86PC, "Boot from network", /ltsp/i386/pxelinux
> pxe-service=X86PC, "Boot from local hard disk", 0
> dnsmasq does not want to send the dhcp-options to the pxe-clients... I
> did check this in the logs and with Wireshark. When a use dnsmasq as
> full dhcp-server (with dhcp-range=10.40.1.150,10.40.1.200,8h instead
> of dhcp-range=10.40.1.100,proxy), it does send these dhcp-options...
> What am I doing wrong?
The problem might be that the option numbers in question are not being
requested by the client. This is easy to fix by using dhcp-option-force
intsead of dhcp-option, so that options are sent anyway.
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