Bug 4951 - DHCP partially fails when using bootnet.img and ftp
DHCP partially fails when using bootnet.img and ftp
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-09-07 09:45 EDT by ericms
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:37 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 08:03:51 EST
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Description ericms 1999-09-07 09:45:55 EDT
I've tested this on a number of systems, and the result is
always the same.  When I install RH6.0 using the bootnet.img
to do an ftp install on a machine that uses DHCP it fails to
properly get the DHCP information.  In particular, it WILL
get the IP address, but it WILL NOT get the DNS servers, or
hosyname, the have to be entered manually in /etc/resolve.
This problem does not occur when doing an install using NFS
or locally from a CD-ROM.  I've tested this on multiple
machiens using different ethernet cards.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 08:03:59 EST
This issue should be resolved in release 6.1 of Red Hat Linux.

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