[libvirt] [PATCH] nwfilter: Do not require DHCP requests to be broadcast
stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Dec 21 15:50:47 UTC 2011
On 12/21/2011 10:29 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/21/2011 08:19 AM, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> Remove the requirement that DHCP messages have to be broadcasted.
> It might be worth listing more rationale, such as a scenario that fails
> without this patch.
DHCP requests are most often sent via broadcast but can be directed at a
specific DHCP server. For example 'dhclient' takes '-s <server>' as a
command line parameter thus allowing DHCP requests to directed at a
specific DHCP server.
I'll add above rational to the commit message.
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