[Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

Alex Xu alex_y_xu at yahoo.ca
Wed Mar 22 23:11:43 GMT 2017

On Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:37:12 +0100
Floris Bos <bos at je-eigen-domein.nl> wrote:

> Adds option to delay replying to DHCP packets by one or more seconds.
> This provides a workaround for a PXE boot firmware implementation
> that has a bug causing it to fail if it receives a (proxy) DHCP
> reply instantly.
> On Linux it looks up the exact receive time of the UDP packet with
> the SIOCGSTAMP ioctl to prevent multiple delays if multiple packets
> come in around the same time.

wouldn't it be easier to use tc

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