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  Thread: Does iPXE accept any DHCPOFFER message?
Post: Does iPXE accept any DHCPOFFER message?

Suppose that DHCP server broadcast its DHCPDOFFER message to its network, for one particular iPXE client. But at the same time, there's another iPXE client also waiting for DHCP server's reply. Will b...
Rickert General 1 4,956 2015-02-06, 09:47
  Thread: How does iPXE assign a network interface to net0?
Post: RE: How does iPXE assign a network interface to ne...

(2014-10-24 14:01)mcb30 Wrote:  It will be the first device enumerated by iPXE, which will generally mean the lowest-numbered PCI device in the system. You can find out various characteristics ...
Rickert General 4 11,270 2014-10-27, 04:12
  Thread: How does iPXE assign a network interface to net0?
Post: How does iPXE assign a network interface to net0?

Hi, iPXE allows to dhcp using net0 interface. But, I wonder how is net0 configured by iPXE? Is there a way to determine which physical network interface will be chosen for net0? Do you know where in ...
Rickert General 4 11,270 2014-10-24, 10:14
  Thread: Help me understand iPXE code
Post: RE: Help me understand iPXE code

Thanks, Micheal. I read the document and learned something useful. Another thing that's bugging me is the written DHCP code (my dhcp problem is solved, until now). There exists functions for handling...
Rickert General 5 17,817 2013-05-17, 08:33
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: RE: DHCP message configuration

(2013-05-16 19:36)robinsmidsrod Wrote:  Rickert: Those two options you mentioned there are available, how else would iPXE be able to resolve DNS names? They are available as ${net0/domain} a...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-17, 05:28
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: RE: DHCP message configuration

(2013-05-16 12:40)mcb30 Wrote:  Two things: If you are still seeing the "DHCP (....) ...using cached" message then iPXE is not issuing its own DHCP request, and everything else is therefore irr...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-16, 13:30
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: RE: DHCP message configuration

(2013-05-16 09:57)mcb30 Wrote:  Answering your StackOverflow question here: I would strongly recommend that you do not under any circumstances use cached DHCP settings from the OEM PXE stack's ...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-16, 12:10
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: RE: DHCP message configuration

(2013-05-16 09:57)mcb30 Wrote:  Answering your StackOverflow question here: I would strongly recommend that you do not under any circumstances use cached DHCP settings from the OEM PXE stack's ...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-16, 10:07
  Thread: Help me understand iPXE code
Post: RE: Help me understand iPXE code

Thanks Micheal, I have a few more questions regard of this technique: What's this technique called? How to generate a similar table and use it in my code? Are the table names auto-generated or decla...
Rickert General 5 17,817 2013-05-16, 08:34
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: RE: DHCP message configuration

(2013-05-15 23:47)mcb30 Wrote:   (2013-05-15 03:48)Rickert Wrote:  Is there a way to configure the DHCP process? In particular, I want to configure the DHCP Discover message, so that it inc...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-16, 07:37
  Thread: Help me understand iPXE code
Post: Help me understand iPXE code

In main.c, it calls initialize() and startup(). Inside each of these functions, it loops through table that contains the registered functions and calls them: Code: void startup ( void ) {  &nbs...
Rickert General 5 17,817 2013-05-15, 11:24
  Thread: DHCP message configuration
Post: DHCP message configuration

Hi everyone, Is there a way to configure the DHCP process? In particular, I want to configure the DHCP Discover message, so that it includes more options in Parameter Request List (Option 55) for the...
Rickert General 10 30,126 2013-05-15, 03:48