Re: dhcp3 and next-server
i think this is a common practice but not mandatory. Now, the client may
make this assumption and possibly ignore the dhcp option. If you want to
be sure that dhcp send the proper option, take a sniffer trace and see
if it is set properly
On Sun, 2003-02-02 at 08:04, Dave Watkins wrote:
> I could be wrong but it is my understanding that the TFTP has to be the
> same machine as the DHCP server. Certainly that is the onbly way I've ever
> been able to get it working.
> At 21:14 1/02/2003 +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >hi all,
> >Am using dhcp3-server and have noticed that the 'next-server'
> >option doesnt seem to work when booting of 3c905tx-m cards with
> >PXE or via their own mode with DHCP... it works however with
> >have also tried 'server-name, and option tftp-server-name'...
> >For some reason the machine keeps trying to access the TFTP server
> >on the DHCP Server machine (also the gateway) instead of on the
> >TFTP Server....
> >am I setting the wrong option? I >THINK< that this worked with dchpd v2
> >Any ideas
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