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Re: does grub2 support proxy dhcp?

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: does grub2 support proxy dhcp?
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2020 19:39:49 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Wed, Apr 01, 2020 at 11:08:07PM +0200, Thomas Frauendorfer wrote:
> Hi Olaf,
> Current Grub does not handle proxy DHCP correctly.
> There is a patch to add support for proxy DHCP in the mailing list
> archives, but it was never merged.
> I did some adjustments to make it apply to 2.04 for work which I could
> share if you are interested.

Yes, please share it...

> On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 1:55 PM Olaf Hering <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > According to dnsmasq(8) one host can act as a plain DHCP server, while 
> > another one supplies TFTP. Apparently this is called "proxy-DHCP", and 
> > happens to work just fine with the ordinary 'pxelinux.0' bootfile from 
> > syslinux.
> >
> > With grub2 it fails because all the relevant variables for TFTP point to 
> > the IP address of the DHCP server.
> >
> > Is this just a regression in grub.git#master, or does/did this work for 
> > anyone?

I use such configuration an UEFI platform and it works without any
issue. However, pxelinux.0 above suggests that you are playing with
legacy BIOS PC platform. Are not you?


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