[K12OSN] Adding another server as backup.

Rob Owens hick518 at yahoo.com
Wed May 11 14:10:52 UTC 2005

eww, Mountain Dew for breakfast!

Is it possible to add the "next-server" line to a
Microsoft dhcp server?  (I've never seen how they are
set up).


--- Jim Kronebusch <jim at winonacotter.org> wrote:
> > 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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