Bug 8549 - kickstart documented support of DHCP next-server does not work
kickstart documented support of DHCP next-server does not work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pump (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-01-17 15:14 EST by wlf
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-14 11:48:20 EST
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Description wlf 2000-01-17 15:14:42 EST
According to Red Hat 6.1 Reference in Chapter 10 Kickstart Installations,
the DHCP next-server option should select the NFS server from which the
kickstart file comes. This does not work. The client always tries the DHCP
server, not the server specified on next-server. This appears to be a pump
implementation error.
Comment 1 bentlema 2000-02-09 15:17:59 EST
We've been using the next-server for this purposeas well, and have also noticed
that it broke in 6.1, so we had to move all of our kickstart boot files over to
the DHCP server.  Hopefully this will be fixed soon...
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2000-02-14 11:48:59 EST
Fixed in the piglet beta.

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