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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  Matt C <wago at phlinux dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] [PATCH] m0n0-1.1: add PXE support to DHCP server
 Date:  Thu, 30 Sep 2004 19:04:49 +0200
On 30.09.2004 09:48 -0700, Matt C wrote:

> I'm curious: why not use the internal DHCP server if I'm doing a
> little  PXE at home? I could, of course, run DHCP on my tftp/PXE
> server... but I'd  rather use m0n0's DHCP if I can. is PXE a really
> abnormal use case? I find  it quite useful at home, but I could be
> in the minority.

The point is that I (we?) don't want lots of options that less than
1% of the users actually need cluttering the webGUI. And yes, if you
already run a TFTP/PXE server, you should run DHCP on it as well. The
m0n0wall DHCP server is only there for the convenience of those who
can't run their own server for some reason, and it's limited (for
example, it loses the lease database on reboot).

> As a hidden option, does this mean that I would need to just write
> it into  the XML config directly to enable it?

Yes.

- Manuel