Setting Up DHCP Service on Slackware

OS: Slackware 13.0

Installation: Full


Please refer to usb-and-pxe-installers/README_PXE.TXT on Installation CD for more information.


A simple /etc/dhcpd.conf for your DHCP Server where all computers are allowed
to boot from the network using PXE.


# dhcpd.conf
# Configuration file for ISC dhcpd
# If this DHCP server is the official DHCP server for the local
# network, the authoritative directive should be uncommented.
ddns-update-style none;

# Allow bootp requests
allow bootp;

# Point to the TFTP server:

# Default lease is 1 week (604800 sec.)
default-lease-time 604800;
# Max lease is 4 weeks (2419200 sec.)
max-lease-time 2419200;

subnet netmask {
    option domain-name "my.lan";
    option broadcast-address;
    option subnet-mask;
    option domain-name-servers;
    option routers;
    range dynamic-bootp;
    use-host-decl-names on;
    if substring (option vendor-class-identifier, 0, 9) = "PXEClient" {
      filename "/slackware-13.0/pxelinux.0";



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