[Dnsmasq-discuss] pxe booting trouble

Michael Thompson mrt at sdf.org
Fri Dec 27 21:13:41 GMT 2013


It was indeed complete, other than dns related lines. Is there way to
force the dhcp netboot method?

On Fri, December 27, 2013 2:55 pm, Simon Kelley wrote:
Are you sure that the config you sent previously is complete? The logs
would seem to indicate that full PXE mode (as opposed to DHCP netboot)
is enabled. That would need a pxe-service dnsmasq config line somewhere.

Cheers,

Simon.




On 27/12/13 20:44, Michael Thompson wrote:
> again, no change. please find a log here http://pastebin.com/D99SQyqj
>
> many thanks
>
>
> On Fri, December 27, 2013 2:28 pm, Simon Kelley wrote:
>
> That all looks quite sensible. Are the p5p2 and p7p2 interfaces
> constituents of the bond? You might like to specify
>
> no-dhcp-interface=p7p2,p5p2
>
> if so. I've had difficulty in the past with bonded interfaces and PXE.
>
> Can you send the logs? There mat be clues there.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon.
>
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>> On Fri, December 27, 2013 2:02 pm, Simon Kelley wrote:
>> On 27/12/13 19:54, Michael Thompson wrote:
>>> I’m having trouble pxe booting clients with dnsmasq, specifically with
>>> the
>>> dhcp part. If I use ISC dhcp, but keep dnsmasq for dns and tftp, it
>>> works
>>> fine. I’d much rather have dnsmasq do it all but simply cannot get it
>>> to
>>> work.
>>>
>>> Pxe booting via isc dhcp works with this bit of configuration:
>>> next-server 172.18.100.19;
>>> filename "BOOTX64.efi";
>>>
>>> this, I believe, is the dnsmasq equivalent but yields an error
>>> message:
>>> dhcp-boot=BOOTX64.efi,admin,172.18.100.19
>>>
>>> should that be enough to work? Might additional configurations be
>>> necessary?
>>> The error is “PXE-E21 Remote boot cancelled. Boot Failed: Please
>>> ensure
>>> compatible media is available”
>>>
>>> Thanks for any pointers you can give.
>>
>> Try adding
>>
>> dhcp-no-override
>>
>> to your dnsmasq config.
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Simon.
>>
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