dhcpd and Vista

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Fri Dec 1 00:09:50 UTC 2006

On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 12:04:24AM +0100, Lluís Batlle i Rossell wrote:
> The Discover is made with "Broadcast" flag enabled, so the Offer is sent
> to broadcast ethernet and ip addresses. For sure it should receive it, I
> think.

Make sure the destination address is "", not the
interface's broadcast address (but then XP shouldn't work either).

> > Because the Vista client doesn't put them on the parameter request
> > list.
> But the other dhcp server (I don't know what is it) puts them in the Offer.

That's their perogative.

> I may try.

I think this is documented in the manpage, if not look at PXELINUX
example configs floating around google (just change the option codes).

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