[K12OSN] Adding another server as backup.

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Wed May 11 14:09:32 UTC 2005

> What happens if you throw another DHCP server in there
> that doesn't hand out kernels?  By what you're saying
> it sounds like it would not cause any conflicts, and
> that each ltsp client would still be able to get a
> kernel because only ltsp servers (and not the plain
> DHCP server) would respond to the kernel request.  Is
> that right?  If so, it sounds like the port 1067
> option is not necessary for integrating ltsp into a
> network with a pre-existing, untouchable DHCP server.

I was thinking that you at least had to have the next-server directive
in dhcpd.conf to let the client know where to go next for a kernel.  I
think I tried it before without and things got stupid.  But I try so
many things I barely remember I had Pop-Tarts and Mountain Dew for
breakfast :-)

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