[PLUG-TALK] PXE and Class B

Larry Brigman larry.brigman at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 13:52:14 PDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Daniel Herrington
<dherrington at robertmarktech.com> wrote:
> The subnet masks are all 255.255.0.0
>
> Further testing has revealed that the provisioning works on the other
> networks such as 10.33.x.x, 10.40.x.x, 10.41.x.x.  The problem appears to be
> the bootp server is not bound to the 10.32.x.x. From my netstat output:
>
>   UDP    10.32.200.73:137       *:*
>   UDP    10.32.200.73:138       *:*
>   UDP    10.33.240.7:67         *:*
>   UDP    10.33.240.7:69         *:*
>   UDP    10.33.240.7:137        *:*
>   UDP    10.33.240.7:138        *:*
>   UDP    10.33.240.7:4011       *:*
>   UDP    10.40.240.7:67         *:*
>   UDP    10.40.240.7:69         *:*
>   UDP    10.40.240.7:137        *:*
>   UDP    10.40.240.7:138        *:*
>   UDP    10.40.240.7:4011       *:*
>   UDP    10.41.240.7:67         *:*
>   UDP    10.41.240.7:69         *:*
>   UDP    10.41.240.7:137        *:*
>   UDP    10.41.240.7:138        *:*
>   UDP    10.41.240.7:4011       *:*
>
> Whatever the issue, it seems the vendor has some kind of configuration
> setting incorrect on the bootp.
>

Note bootp != DHCP.  bootp clients typically don't have provisions to
do anything other than a local network
tftp download.

Now DHCP must provide all the need parameters to any bootp clients
(I.E. it provides backwards compatibility).



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