Commit 6da19769 authored by Ted Lemon's avatar Ted Lemon
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Document Linux 2.1.x bootp agent screw

parent 2ba8b7cd
......@@ -59,8 +59,9 @@ programming or debugging on your own to get the DHCP Distribution working.
LINUX
There are two big LINUX issues: the all-ones broadcast address, and
operations with more than one network interface.
There are three big LINUX issues: the all-ones broadcast address,
Linux 2.1 ip_bootp_agent enabling, and operations with more than one
network interface.
BROADCAST
......@@ -97,6 +98,14 @@ Another route that has worked for some users is:
If you are not using eth0 as your network interface, you should
specify the network interface you *are* using in your route command.
IP BOOTP AGENT
Some versions of the Linux 2.1 kernel apparently prevent dhcpd from
working unless you enable it by doing the following:
echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_bootp_agent
MULTIPLE INTERFACES
Most older versions of the Linux kernel do not provide a networking
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