[ECOS] DHCP w/ Win2K server?

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Fri Nov 30 09:28:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 05:15:58PM +0000, Hugo Tyson wrote:

> > > So for backward compatibility, I shall add specific requests
> > > for *all* those options that I am used to seeing - the absence
> > > of the "half time" and "nearly done" times is particularly
> > > distressing.
> > 
> > As of a few months ago, those two times get defaulted to
> > reasonable values if they're not present (IIRC, the default
> > value calculation will match the default values used by the
> > Linux server: 1/2 and 3/4 of the lease time), but requesting
> > them is probably the right thing to do.
> Indeed, the code in eCos does just that if it doesn't get the values.  But
> I'd rather see all the stuff I'm used to seeing, IYSWIM - hence the far
> larger patch that I applied.
> > The lack of a netmask, OTOH, is the show stopper for me. :(
> > 
> > Fixing it's easy enough, but it's another half-day's worth of
> > electronic paper-shuffling to get the fix out.
> Well, it wasn't quite as easy as "easy enough" ;-)  See the patch...

Ah, the change to a variable sized tag required a bit of
additional infrastructure.  I'll try out the patch with Linux
and Win2K DHCP servers after lunch.

Grant Edwards

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