[ipxe-devel] setting ${next-server} - do not resolve automatically

Christian Hesse list at eworm.de
Wed Mar 28 17:10:40 BST 2012


Christian Hesse <list at eworm.de> on Wed, 2012/03/28 18:03:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> the dhcp option next-server allows to be an ip address or hostname. I have a
> setup here I would like to chainboot a kernel with arguments that include
> ${next-server}. However as soon as I do that I get the ip address of the
> next-server, which does not help me as I have a match a http virtual host.
> Is it passible to get ${next-server} as a hostname or are there any reasons
> not to get it?

Uh, looks like the dhcp server resolves the hostname and returns the ip
address to the client. Is that correct?
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Chris
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