[ipxe-devel] iPXE doesn't load when using ISC Kea 1.1

Ledochowski, Roy roy.ledochowski at hpe.com
Thu Jan 5 17:08:37 UTC 2017

Hi Geert-

Thanks for the reply.  I sent the two captures to you directly.

-----Original Message-----
From: Geert Stappers [mailto:stappers at stappers.nl] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 9:55 PM
To: Ledochowski, Roy <roy.ledochowski at hpe.com>; ipxe-devel at lists.ipxe.org
Subject: Re: [ipxe-devel] iPXE doesn't load when using ISC Kea 1.1

On Thu, Jan 05, 2017 at 12:25:19AM +0000, Ledochowski, Roy wrote:
> Michael Brown, Sent Wednesday, January 04, 2017 4:00 PM:
> > On 04/01/17 23:56, Ledochowski, Roy wrote:
> > > I don't see anything obvious in the docs so I'll also send your 
> > > observations to the Kea dev list.
> > 
> > Use tcpdump to capture the raw packets (add "-w tcpdump.out") and 
> > then open the resulting file in wireshark.  You'll be able to see 
> > the destination MAC along with all other packet fields.
> You're exactly right. DHCPd sends its offer to the broadcast address 
> while Kea sends to  the client's unicast address.  It seems the PXE 
> ROM doesn't care.

I saw in the "text tcpdump" another possible error.

Now that there are raw packets captures ( generated with "-w filename" ), I would like to analyze both. Please sent me[1] the  kea capture and the dhcpd capture.

Geert Stappers

[1] or the mailinglist
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