client ignores DHCPOFFER

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Thu Mar 1 22:22:41 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 07:09:59PM -0300, Martin Miethe wrote:
> This is my tcpdump:
> > 12:31:31.046159 IP > BOOTP/DHCP, Request from 00:05:5d:94:c1:fb (oui Unknown), length: 548
> > 12:31:31.048488 IP > ws097.ltsp.bootpc: BOOTP/DHCP, Reply, length: 300

I wonder...if the client isn't setting the broadcast bit but
needs it set.

You might try setting always-broadcast server option (I can't
remember the exact syntax right now), and have another look with:

	tcpdump -vvv -len -s 1500 udp port 67

It could be that the server isn't sending some option(s) that the
boot rom considers mandatory.

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