Bug 18179 - kickstart not seeing next server (again) - using different DHCPD
kickstart not seeing next server (again) - using different DHCPD
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-10-03 01:02 EDT by tek
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-03 15:41:10 EDT
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Description tek 2000-10-03 01:02:33 EDT
Basically same problem as I saw in Red Hat 6.1.  I set my 'next server' to 
be a certain IP address, the DHCP server tells the client to use that 
address, but kickstart will still just see as the next server.  
This is with 7.0.

Comment 1 tek 2000-10-03 11:34:11 EDT
Well, I was able to get around this.  We are currently using the CMU DHCP/BOOTP 
server with Princeton patches (http://wwwnet.princeton.edu/software/dhcpd/).

We had to specify the 'nr' option to the server which basically says "give the 
client all the info I have whether or not it asked for it specifically".  So 
I'm guessing the install is assuming that the server will just give out all its 
information without even asking for it.

Comment 2 Erik Troan 2000-11-21 10:28:35 EST
I just tested this w/ Red Hat 7.0, and it works fine here. If you're using the
ISC dhcpd server use the next-server directive.

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