Subject: Re: dhcpd(8) _cannot_ be completely disabled on an interface
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/07/2002 19:17:57
>> >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.

i was considering that, and thinking that the response from the server
should be sent back to the relay instead of to the hardware address as
specified in the dhcp message itself...


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