[Dnsmasq-discuss] Problem with TFTP in dnsmasq

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Wed Jun 9 17:10:24 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jun 09, 2021 at 06:02:55PM +0200, john doe wrote:
> On 6/9/2021 2:31 PM, Brown, Aaron M. wrote:
> > > I'll assume that you have an other DHCP serverdishing out IP addresses.
> > 
> > I do and proxyDHCP is going to be my only option.
> > 
> > > If you want Dnsmasq to provide dhcp and PXE booting, you might
> > > want  to remove 'proxy' from the above range.
> > 
> > I mean, sure, but I'm not even to the point of worrying about PXE
> > booting. I can't get a basic GET from the TFTP server which is the
> > issue. If the TFTP server isn't working, then nothing else down the
> > chain of PXE is going to work. I guess what I'm saying is, I'm not
> > worried about configuring up dhcpProxy and PXE yet since TFTP isn't
> > even operating correctly (and I don't know why).
> > 
> My understanding is that, in 'proxy' mode, dnsmasq will only provide PXE
> related stuff so tftp as such will never work.
> Can't you manage to find a way to test without 'proxy' to see how it goes?

It is something worth to explore ...

Geert Stappers
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