Subject: Re: dhcpd(8) _cannot_ be completely disabled on an interface
To: gabriel rosenkoetter , Andrew Brown <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/09/2002 19:26:32
On May 30,  2:20pm, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
} On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 07:17:57PM -0500, Andrew Brown wrote:
} > 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...
} Then how ought relay agents know to home the reply is supposed to
} go?

     By looking inside the packet to find the client's mac address and
the IP address assigned by the server, just like a router would look
inside a packet to find the destination IP address.

}-- End of excerpt from gabriel rosenkoetter