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Bug#848597: preseed: handling non-preseed files

On Monday 19 December 2016 00:48:12 Geert Stappers wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 12:05:45AM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 December 2016 23:56:30 Geert Stappers wrote:
> > > The DHCP bootfilename in the second request, the d-i request,
> > > should point to a preseedfile ...
> > 
> > For this is needed to configure DHCP in such way (that for
> > different DHCP clients it returns different response).
> Yes. (see above)
> > And for example qemu does not support it.
> I think it does[1].

> [1] IIRC is QEMU using dnsmasq as DHCP server. Dnsmasq can do
>   "if DHCP_vendor_class == "d-i" then reply_special()"

Looks like not, at least not my version. I checked and there is no 
dnsmasq running when qemu is booting and iPXE correctly got DHCP 
response. So qemu has own internal-in-qemu dhcp server.

> And if not, use qemu with other network options.
> Please do document your solution to this (bug)report.

Pali Rohár

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