[libvirt] Two issues regarding TFTP support in virtual networks...

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Wed Jan 13 09:17:01 UTC 2010

>> You are not giving BOOTP info (you are missing the<bootp>  tag,
>> which goes inside<dhcp>).
> Okay, here's the XML that's now being generated by my test script:
> <network>
> <name>testbr6253</name>
> <forward mode='nat' />
> <bridge name='testbr6253' stp='on' forwardDelay='0' />
> <ip address='' netmask=''>
> <tftp root='/tmp/tmp.dEf7FPCaKm/tftpboot' />
> <bootp file='pxelinux.0' />
> <dhcp>
> <range start='' end='' />
> </dhcp>
> </ip>
> </network>
> However, I still get the message "No filename or root path specified"
> within the VM and it does not boot from the above directory.

<bootp> must be within <dhcp> (think of elements within <ip> as services 
that run, such as TFTP or DHCP; <bootp> is just additional data that is 
passed via DHCP).


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