sending options from wrong subnet in shared-network

Sten Carlsen stenc at
Thu Dec 5 16:23:56 UTC 2013

On 05/12/13 16:50, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-12-05 at 10:31 -0500, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> On Thu, 2013-12-05 at 16:09 +0100, Sten Carlsen wrote:
>>> If they are not, inheritance will come from that subnet as
>>> well, overriding the options in the subnet where the address
>>> eventually comes from.
>> Well, if that's a way to force the options from the proper
>> subnet, then maybe that's my solution, despite this seeming
>> wrong.
That definitely is wrong, AFAIK there is no guarantee that it will do
the same for future versions.
> So, yeah.  Moving the host declarations up into the subnet
> declaration forced dhcpd to send the right options.
> I still think this feels wrong though and a hack against what
> appears to be a dhcpd bug.  Not that I'm convinced that it's not a
> configuration error.  I just have a difficult time imagining any
> configuration that should result in getting an ip address from one
> subnet and the options from another in a shared-network
> configuration.
> Cheers, b.
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Sten Carlsen

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