dhclient - DHCP w/ manual address?

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at isc.org
Thu Jun 15 18:00:48 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 10:40:24AM -0700, Chris Zimmermann wrote:
> I believe this occurs by the client sending a DHCPINFORM (containing  
> the requested options) rather than a DHCPDISCOVER to initiate the  
> negotiation.  The options should be returned from the DHCP server via  
> the DHCPACK, rather than a DHCPOFFER.

Not in 3.0.x.  Patches have been submitted for inclusion in 3.1.0
with implemet DHCPINFORM, and are on our queue for review.

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