FAI confused by DHCP on multiple network interfaces

Thomas Lange lange at cs.uni-koeln.de
Thu Mar 18 18:12:56 CET 2021

FAI 5.10.1 includes some change in get-boot-info
which may fix your problems. Instead of using all interfaces that are
up, boot.log should only contain the parameters of your first NIC.

    > Is this a known problem? How can I force the setup back to using the initial
    > IPADDR, obtained from the DHCP/TFTP server that is used for the install?
    > (I vaguely remember there's a way to feed this into the pxelinux.cfg file
    > but ideally I should not need to know whether there are responses from other
    > DHCP servers, and if there are any, they should not overwrite IPADDR - with
    > a value identical to IP1ADDR.)
I use IPAPPEND 6 in my pxelinux.cfg files.
viele Grüße Thomas

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