[syslinux] One DHCP/PXE config for BIOS, EFI32, and EFI64 clients?

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at cmu.edu
Thu Sep 26 14:02:46 PDT 2013

On Thu, 2013-09-26 at 15:39 +0800, Steven Shiau wrote:
> On 09/26/2013 01:44 AM, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> > Yes; you can configure your DHCP server to hand out different values for
> > the pxelinux.configfile option to specific clients, matching on MAC
> > address or a variety of other conditions.  Of course, this means that
> > the config file for that machine will need to know what firmware to
> > expect and thus what path to set.
> Hi Jeffrey,
> Thanks. I think what the solution is as I mentioned in the thread beginning,
> http://www.syslinux.org/archives/2013-September/020848.html
> Or did I miss something?
> My actual idea is, is that possible we could have an option, even with:

Right; you've asked for a feature that doesn't exist.  I've given you an
alternative approach you can use with your existing DHCP server that
does not require any new features in Syslinux

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