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Re: [DHCP]

To: Eric Watkins <watkinse@attens.com>
Subject: Re: [DHCP]
From: Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@chem.unr.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 09:47:36 -0700
Cc: Philippe Chauvat <philippe.chauvat@exfo.com>, Linux Mips <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <001801bfc665$feabed20$540ed7c0@hq.sd.cerf.net>; from watkinse@attens.com on Thu, May 25, 2000 at 09:26:35AM -0700
References: <392D4F76.9B06C235@exfo.com> <001801bfc665$feabed20$540ed7c0@hq.sd.cerf.net>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 09:26:35AM -0700, Eric Watkins wrote:

> Either the isc.org dhcpd sends things the SGIs aren't prepared to get or it
> just not implementing bootpd the right way. I think it's just a config issue
> but I've yet to get things right with the dhcpd.conf. You'll notice there
> are 4 get requests in the log files before the SGI times out.

I also had difficulty using ISC dhcpd to boot SGIs until I did an
unsetenv netaddr before booting. I don't yet know why this works.

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Keith M Wesolowski                      wesolows@chem.unr.edu
University of Nevada                    http://www.chem.unr.edu
Chemistry Department Systems and Network Administrator

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