Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

2017-03-23 Thread Floris Bos
On 03/23/2017 12:11 AM, Alex Xu wrote: On Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:37:12 +0100 Floris Bos wrote: Adds option to delay replying to DHCP packets by one or more seconds. This provides a workaround for a PXE boot firmware implementation that has a bug causing it to fail if it

Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

2017-03-22 Thread Floris Bos
Hi, On 03/22/2017 10:01 PM, Simon Kelley wrote: As a patch, it looks pretty good. The main problem I have is that the new option becomes one of the those annoying things that have to be set to make things work, but have no other value. There are already quite a few dnsmasq options which are

Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

2017-03-22 Thread Alex Xu
On Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:37:12 +0100 Floris Bos wrote: > Adds option to delay replying to DHCP packets by one or more seconds. > This provides a workaround for a PXE boot firmware implementation > that has a bug causing it to fail if it receives a (proxy) DHCP > reply

Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

2017-03-22 Thread Simon Kelley
As a patch, it looks pretty good. The main problem I have is that the new option becomes one of the those annoying things that have to be set to make things work, but have no other value. There are already quite a few dnsmasq options which are essentially "--dont-break" and if I can avoid

[Dnsmasq-discuss] [RFC] Add --dhcp-reply-delay option to delay DHCP replies

2017-03-20 Thread Floris Bos
Adds option to delay replying to DHCP packets by one or more seconds. This provides a workaround for a PXE boot firmware implementation that has a bug causing it to fail if it receives a (proxy) DHCP reply instantly. On Linux it looks up the exact receive time of the UDP packet with the