[Dnsmasq-discuss] ProxyDHCP with UEFI systems

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Oct 5 22:53:50 BST 2015

The problem in known, but not the solution. I did start working on that
about six months ago, but got bogged down in creating a test system.

What would be really useful would be to find an implementation that
works with UEFI and proxy DHCP, and getting for packet captures to show
what should be sent.



On 03/10/15 01:03, Wayne Workman wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been trying to get dnsmasq to work as ProxyDHCP with UEFI enabled
> systems. So far I've not had much luck.
> I originally thought it was a configuration issue, so I tried to include
> every single architecture type and hand out an .efi file to it. I've
> confirmed that DHCP Option 067 does get passed to the clients but they
> simply will not network boot.
> This is the configuration I was trying:
> port=0
> log-dhcp
> tftp-root=/tftpboot
> dhcp-boot=,,
> dhcp-option=17,/images
> dhcp-option=vendor:PXEClient,6,2b
> dhcp-no-override
> pxe-prompt="Press F8 for boot menu", 3
> pxe-service=X86PC, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=PC98, “Boot from network” ipxe
> pxe-service=IA64_EFI, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=Alpha, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=Arc_x86, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=Intel_Lean_Client, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=IA32_EFI, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=BC_EFI, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> pxe-service=Xscale_EFI, “Boot from network”,
> ipxe pxe-service=X86-64_EFI, “Boot from network”, ipxe
> dhcp-range=,proxy
> I'm trying to get this going for fogproject.org
> There is an ongoing conversation about it here:
> https://forums.fogproject.org/topic/4628/undionly-kpxe-and-ipxe-efi
> Thanks for any help, it would be greatly appreciated.
> Wayne
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