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Re: [K12OSN] DHCP on a different port..... was 'The Dreaded DHCP.....'



Yep...you're right....except PXE won't work, but if that's not an issue
you should be fine.  :-)

"Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>
writes:
>Hi folks,
>
>As I understand it, based on the snippets below, 
>
>- I could run the LTSP DHCP server on a network with an MS DHCP server
>
>- There wouldn't be any conflicts between the two DHCP servers
>
>- MS clients would get their IP address from the MS DHCP server, and 
>  any LTSP terminals would get their IP address from the LTSP server
>
>By creating custom boot rom images on the Rom-O-Matic website that use
>the port I have chosen, the LTSP thin clients will connect to the Linux
>DHCP server, NOT the MS DHCP server.
>
>
>Therefore, in THEORY, I could put a single nic LTSP server into an
>existing MS network without any disruption to their current
>infrastructure.
>
>If this is the case it fits the criteria set by someone who is
>investigating the use of LTSP, and has approached me for help.
>
>
>Is my theory sound or have I missed something.
>
>
>Thanks for your time.
>
>Bert Rolston
>
>> Barry:Hi...four lines really necessary ..one each defining the options
>as
>> text or string .option 128 is absolutely necessary..so that option 129
>is
>> read...
>
>> ive been using port 1001/2 for five years in my schools..i can post
>those
>> liness to you if you'd like when i get home..chuck
>> 
>> > Cliebow,
>
>
>> like this..
>> 
>> option option-128 code 128=string;
>> option option-129 code 129=text;
>> option option-128	e4:45:74:68:00:00;
>> option option-129	"DPORT=1001";
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>
>
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David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Director
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask vcsvikings org
(207)923-3100



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