[syslinux] tftp with pxelinux.0 from syslinux 4.10-pre17
jhutz at cmu.edu
Sat Dec 31 10:27:59 PST 2011
On Sat, 2011-12-31 at 18:19 +0100, Christian Hesse wrote:
> Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com> on Sat, 31 Dec 2011 11:30:33 -0500:
> > > I have tried:
> > >
> > > option path-prefix code 210 = string;
> > > option path-prefix "http://pxe./";
> > >
> > > But pxelinux still tries to load from tftp. Does it support loading
> > > configuration files from http?
> > You also have to force feed the option as ISC-dhcpd doesn't send options
> > not requested by default (whose behavior I agree with; this keeps offers
> > cleaner).
> Ah, got it. Why does pxelinux not request it?
Because PXELINUX is not involved when the DHCP exchange happens -- the
PXE stack does that, before PXELINUX is even downloaded.
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