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Re: F7 Help with DHCP



On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 02:51:17PM +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 13:02 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> > Some stuff will fail without "next-server" as well.
> 
> If you're not booting over ethernet, you won't need it.  And, even then,
> you may not need it.  Taken from the dhcpd.conf man file from FC4,
> below, the requirement may change depending on your circumstances, but
> the purpose won't.
> 
>        The next-server statement
> 
>           next-server server-name;
> 
>           The next-server statement is used to specify the host address of the
>           server from which the initial boot file (specified in  the  filename
>           statement)  is  to  be  loaded.   Server-name should be a numeric IP
>           address or a domain name.   If no next-server parameter applies to a
>           given client, the DHCP server’s IP address is used.

This changed in later versions, the next-server is no longer assumed to
be the DHCP's server IP address, following the spec more closely.

-- 
lfr
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