Multiple leases

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Mon Jun 5 23:39:23 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 11:07:17PM +0100, Simon Hobson wrote:
> I'm slightly surprised that you have this problem with the Macs 
> though. By default neither OS9 nor X send a client-id, and I'd be 
> surprised to see the Netboot client using one either. The usual 
> problem is Windows which puts the Mac address in the client-id whilst 
> nothing else does.

'client identifier' is a tweakable item in OSX's network configuration
widget.  The converse situation is also possible then - where a user
configured any client identifier and did not inform their network booting
agent (or more accurately, the network booting agent has no setting).

I'd be happy to look at raw packet traces.  dhcp-bugs at as usual.

I'm also sitting in the peering BOF at NANOG 37 right now down at the
San Jose convention center.  Just a general announcement in case anyone
wants to take advantage of the opportunity for some high-bandwidth

David W. Hankins		"If you don't do it right the first time,
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