r299512 breaks dhclient on some networks

Ian FREISLICH ian.freislich at capeaugusta.com
Thu May 19 02:05:18 UTC 2016

On 05/18/16 20:19, Don Lewis wrote
> It looks to me like r299512 is changing the format of the client
> identifier by inserting the struct hardware hlen field into it.  That's
> not valid if htype is non-zero the way I interpret RFC 2132.  On the
> other hand, I would think that the server would interpret the client ID
> as an opaque cookie, so I wouldn't think it would make a difference
> (other than thinking this is a new client) unless your server is
> configured to look for specific client IDs.

It's not that the server isn't working.  The client is discarding the
server's offer for whatever reason.

But, r300174 has it working again for me.  I can't speak to the
correctness of the fix though.



Ian Freislich


Cape Augusta Digital Properties, LLC a Cape Augusta Company

*Breach of confidentiality & accidental breach of confidentiality *

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended 
solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. 
If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. 
This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the 
individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not 
disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender 
immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and 
delete this e-mail from your system. If you are not the intended recipient 
you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any 
action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly 

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list