[ipxe-devel] DHCP use-cached

Greg Jednaszewski jednaszewski at gmail.com
Fri May 6 20:47:57 BST 2011


On May 6, 2011, at 1:28 PM, Michael Brown wrote:

> On Friday 06 May 2011 18:07:53 Greg Jednaszewski wrote:
>> In my particular case, the only options I care about are IP, netmask,
>> next-server, and possibly gateway which should all be present in the
>> initial DHCP response used by the PXE ROM.  I use the next-server field to
>> find the config server to chainload a more detailed config script via HTTP
>> (based on MAC address).
>> 
>> Do I need to do anything special to make this work besides this?  I'm using
>> undionly.kpxe + an embedded script.
>> 
>> set use-cached 1
>> dhcp net0
> 
> I believe that should work.

That did work, but I had to build undionly.kkpxe; it didn't work with undionly.kpxe.  I couldn't find a description that talks about the difference between the two.  Can anyone give me a quick summary of when to use one vs. the other?

Thanks,
Greg



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