[ipxe-devel] [gPXE-devel] [PATCH]: dhcp: Don't ignore duplicate offers when the dups differ by PXE options presence

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Wed Nov 3 17:52:49 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 03 Nov 2010 17:24:24 Gianni Tedesco wrote:
> This fixes a regression against Altiris Rapideploy. During the DHCP
> discover stage the Rapideploy server sends a relayed offer without PXE
> options, a non-relayed offer without PXE and then a non-relayed offer
> with PXE. This is a regression from the 0.9.6 days before
> 9119b0c8af15333796e02433677a54e952b1a73d and before ignoring duplicate
> DHCP offers. This regression causes the state-machine not to enter the
> proxyDHCP state and therefore prevents the PXEClient server list and
> menu from being retrieved which, in turn, prevents the boot ROM from
> operating as expected.

Could you possibly try iPXE (http://ipxe.org) to see if this problem has 
already been fixed upstream?



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