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Offline alager

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DHCP and the BROADCAST_FLAG
« on: January 22, 2010, 01:26:26 AM »
Mark,

I was pointed to these articles by a co-worker:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928233 and
http://smallvoid.com/article/vista-dhcp-client-broadcast.html

I've found that embedded routers do not always fully comply with the DHCP standard (or DNS).
Looking through the uTasker code, it looks like the BROADCAST_FLAG is being set in the DHCP header cRequestHeader.

Have you run into any compatibility issues with this bit being set (or not being set)?
We haven't yet, but would like to know in advance if it could be a problem.

Thanks,
Aaron


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Re: DHCP and the BROADCAST_FLAG
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2010, 12:19:37 AM »
Hi Aaron

I haven't heard of this potential problem before.
If it does get encountered I suppose that an option (as in Vista) would be the solution.

Regards

Mark