Re: [dhcwg] dhc WG last call on draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-05

Dave Miner <Dave.Miner@Sun.COM> Thu, 15 July 2004 17:47 UTC

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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 13:18:26 -0400
From: Dave Miner <Dave.Miner@Sun.COM>
Subject: Re: [dhcwg] dhc WG last call on draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-05
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Ted Lemon wrote:
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> 
> Finally, you say that this isn't any different than how DHCP works 
> normally - you claim that most DHCP servers listen for the DHCPREQUEST 
> and, when it is for a different server identifier, do something with 
> that.   However, this doesn't match my experience - it's expensive to do 
> anything with the DHCPREQUEST, and I am not aware of any servers that do 
> it.   Perhaps the Cisco server does - I don't know.

As a point of information, the Solaris DHCP server does exactly this, 
and has for as long as we've been shipping it.

Dave

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