[K12OSN] dhcpd and tftp

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Fri Feb 18 20:52:03 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-18 at 13:31, Rob Owens wrote:
> I think the crossover cable will be coming out this
> weekend, too...
> Thanks for the ideas.
> The network cables actually run through both a hub and
> a router-acting-as-a-switch.  I've been wondering if
> that was a source of my trouble but it was only
> superstition because I had no real ideas as to why it
> might cause a problem.

If your router-acting-as-switch is actually one of those
NAT/DHCP gateways, you need to disable it's dhcp server
or you will have a race for which one answers the client
and if the router wins you won't get the options you
need for the next client steps.

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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