[arch-releng] [archiso] pxe_curl/pxe_nfs now in master ;)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Nov 29 13:52:13 EST 2011

----- Mensaje original -----
> De: Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>
> Para: arch-releng at archlinux.org
> CC: 
> Enviado: martes, 29 de noviembre de 2011 13:16
> Asunto: Re: [arch-releng] [archiso] pxe_curl/pxe_nfs now in master ;)
> Am 29.11.2011 14:06, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>>  Instead of IPAPPEND 3, I now use ip=dhcp and the resolver works.
>>  The issue will be when machine has two or more network devices. You need
>>  to pass manually BOOTIF option,
> More issues: If I use "IPAPPEND 2" (appends BOOTIF=) in combination 
> with
> ip=dhcp, ipconfig bails out.
> If I use "IPAPPEND 3", pxelinux doesn't pass a DNS, and thus 
> resolution
> in initramfs may fail.
> For now, just adding "ip=dhcp" without BOOTIF seems to work fine, but 
> I
> only use one network interface.
>>  otherwise ipconfig will setup all
>>  network devices with the same settings.
> Wow. I thought it would configure the interface where it gets a DHCP
> reply. Weird.

When using ip=dhcp no issue, ipconfig will try to set via dhcp all interfaces. Of course if no dhcp response is received from other interfaces.  The problem is when you pass ip= with some ip (for example from the response of DHCP passed via IPAPPEND) without setting a net device.

For example running ipconfig ip=

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