Commit aa857ee0 authored by Ted Lemon's avatar Ted Lemon
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Document HP-UX broadcast hack and need for packet filter on some systems.

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......@@ -35,6 +35,11 @@ Windows 95 clients. If you are running a version of FreeBSD prior to
2.2, please read the note on FreeBSD. If you are running HP-UX or
Ultrix, please read the notes for those operating systems below.
If you start dhcpd and get a message, "no free bpf", that means you
need to configure the Berkeley Packet Filter into your operating
system kernel. On NetBSD, FreeBSD and BSD/os, type ``man bpf'' for
information. On Digital Unix, type ``man pfilt''.
BUILDING THE DHCP DISTRIBUTION
To build the DHCP Distribution, type ``configure''. If configure can
......@@ -126,11 +131,16 @@ release - I have this on good authority from the people at SCO who do
HP-UX
HP-UX has the same problem with the all-ones broadcast address that
SCO and Linux have. It is not entirely clear to me how to get it
working on HP-UX, but I'm given to understand that some users have
succeeded. HP-UX comes with its own DHCP server as of version 10, so
there hasn't been a lot of interest in this recently. If you have
trouble, ask on the mailing list.
SCO and Linux have. One user reported that adding the following to
/etc/rc.config.d/netconf helped (you may have to modify this to suit
your local configuration):
INTERFACE_NAME[0]=lan0
IP_ADDRESS[0]=1.1.1.1
SUBNET_MASK[0]=255.255.255.0
BROADCAST_ADDRESS[0]="255.255.255.255"
LANCONFIG_ARGS[0]="ether"
DHCP_ENABLE[0]=0
ULTRIX
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