svn commit: r192085 - head/sys/netinet
qingli at speakeasy.net
Fri May 15 02:14:50 UTC 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Neville-Neil [mailto:gnn at neville-neil.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:36 AM
> To: Qing Li
> Cc: src-committers at FreeBSD.org; svn-src-all at FreeBSD.org;
> svn-src-head at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: svn commit: r192085 - head/sys/netinet
> On May 13, 2009, at 22:27 , Qing Li wrote:
> > Author: qingli
> > Date: Thu May 14 05:27:09 2009
> > New Revision: 192085
> > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/192085
> > Log:
> > Ignore the INADDR_ANY address inserted/deleted by DHCP when
> > installing a loopback route to the interface address.
> Can you give more detail as to the purpose of this change?
> I'm a bit confused by it. Does this fix any of the recent
> problems seen with DHCP and PXE or is this unrelated?
The DHCP client code adds a 0.0.0.0 address and then deletes
it once the server assign the node a real IP. It's easily
Observed by running dhclient followed by netstat.
I had to take care of this DHCP related bits before, e.g.,
not creating an ARP entry for it.
That's really it.
Exactly which part is confusing you ?
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