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authorhpa <hpa>2003-01-28 05:10:36 +0000
committerhpa <hpa>2003-01-28 05:10:36 +0000
commitb6489240e140800b91d1ae3d0f1d82f674d0f71b (patch)
parentd4d44a3247478159d1505f3d1a8c638cf92df457 (diff)
The "append" command doesn't work in dhcpd anymore, replace with alternative
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/pxelinux.doc b/pxelinux.doc
index 3187a3af..f889298b 100644
--- a/pxelinux.doc
+++ b/pxelinux.doc
@@ -248,8 +248,8 @@ add, for example:
site-option-space "pxelinux";
option pxelinux.magic f1:00:74:7e;
if exists dhcp-parameter-request-list {
- # Always send the PXELINUX options
- append dhcp-parameter-request-list 208, 209, 210, 211;
+ # Always send the PXELINUX options (specified in hexadecimal)
+ option dhcp-parameter-request-list = concat(option dhcp-parameter-request-list,d0,d1,d2,d3);
# These lines should be customized to your setup
option pxelinux.configfile "configs/common";
@@ -261,10 +261,10 @@ Note that the configfile is relative to the pathprefix: this will look
for a config file called /tftpboot/pxelinux/files/configs/common on
the TFTP server.
-The "append dhcp-parameter-request-list" is an undocumented (as of
-DHCP 3.0rc2pl1) option which forces the DHCP server to send the
-PXELINUX-specific options, even though they are not explicitly
+The "option dhcp-parameter-request-list" statement forces the DHCP
+server to send the PXELINUX-specific options, even though they are not
+explicitly requested. Since the DHCP request is done before PXELINUX
+is loaded, the PXE client won't know to request them.
Using ISC dhcp 3.0 you can create a lot of these strings on the fly.
For example, to use the hexadecimal form of the hardware address as