Subject: Re: dhcpd(8) _cannot_ be completely disabled on an interface
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/07/2002 19:15:06
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> >It doesn't matter.  The client is required to put its MAC address in
> >the dhcp packet payload so it is always available there.
> certainly, but i've often found it more informative to look at the
> ethernet header itself to find out exactly where packets are coming
> from.

Since an dhcp can come from a relay agent, the mac address itself
isn't interesting.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.