[ipxe-devel] ipxe.no-pxedhcp possible in ipxe script?

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Sat Aug 25 01:21:26 UTC 2012

On Friday 24 Aug 2012 23:30:27 Joshua Jensen wrote:
> I'm booting an ipxe.iso cdrom on remote machines, with this embedded
> script:
> #ipxe
> dhcp
> chain http://server/pxe/ipxe-script-file
> The ipxe-script-file allows me to easily change what I want the
> booting machines to ultimately load, without redistributing new ISO
> files to a very large and geographically dispersed set of clients.
> Its contents are thus:
> set filename http://server/pxe/pxelinux.0
> chain ${filename}
> Here is the issue: I'm having issues with ProxyDHCP server on the
> subnets that some of the booting machines are on.  I don't control
> those DHCP servers, so I can't set "option ipxe.no-pxedhcp 1" on them.
>  They are providing alternative filenames that are screwing up my boot
> process.

From the scripts you've given, it looks as though your boot process should 
already ignore any filename provided by a DHCP or ProxyDHCP server.  In what 
way are the alternative filenames causing problems at present?


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