Subject: Re: something got wrong with dhcpd!!!
To: Chapman Flack <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/30/2006 19:06:57
On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 04:05:08PM -0400, Chapman Flack wrote:
> The behavior was changed in ISC DHCP release 3.0.3, which was imported
> into our tree in August 2005. If no next-server parameter applies, an
> address of 0.0.0.0 is supplied, not the server's address. The change is
> described in src/dist/dhcp/RELNOTES for Changes since 3.0.2.
Does anyone know why this non-backward compatible change was made ?
The address 0.0.0.0 must be correct so rarely!
Even a message telling you to add the 'next-server' parameter would help.
(Maybe this would be a client-side change ?)
David Laight: email@example.com