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diff -up dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/ dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/dhclient.conf.5
--- dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/	2012-12-05 02:17:38.000000000 +0100
+++ dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/dhclient.conf.5	2012-12-17 12:49:52.818451301 +0100
@@ -202,7 +202,8 @@ responding to the client send the client
 options.  Only the option names should be specified in the request
 statement - not option parameters.  By default, the DHCPv4 client
 requests the subnet-mask, broadcast-address, time-offset, routers,
-domain-name, domain-name-servers and host-name options while the DHCPv6
+domain-search, domain-name, domain-name-servers, host-name, nis-domain,
+nis-servers, ntp-servers and interface-mtu options while the DHCPv6
 client requests the dhcp6 name-servers and domain-search options.  Note
 that if you enter a \'request\' statement, you over-ride these defaults
 and these options will not be requested.
@@ -688,6 +689,17 @@ know the DHCP service(s) anycast MAC add
 client.  The \fIlink-type\fR and \fImac-address\fR parameters are configured
 in a similar manner to the \fBhardware\fR statement.
+ \fBbootp-broadcast-always;\fR
+.B bootp-broadcast-always
+statement instructs dhclient to always set the bootp broadcast flag in
+request packets, so that servers will always broadcast replies.
+This is equivalent to supplying the dhclient -B argument, and has
+the same effect as specifying 'always-broadcast' in the server's dhcpd.conf.
+This option is provided as an extension to enable dhclient to work
+on IBM s390 Linux guests.
 The following configuration file is used on a laptop running NetBSD
 1.3.  The laptop has an IP alias of, and has one
@@ -713,7 +725,7 @@ interface "ep0" {
     supersede domain-search "", "", "";
     prepend domain-name-servers;
     request subnet-mask, broadcast-address, time-offset, routers,
-	    domain-name, domain-name-servers, host-name;
+	    domain-search, domain-name, domain-name-servers, host-name;
     require subnet-mask, domain-name-servers;
     script "CLIENTBINDIR/dhclient-script";
     media "media 10baseT/UTP", "media 10base2/BNC";
diff -up dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/ dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/dhclient-script.8
--- dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/	2012-12-05 02:17:38.000000000 +0100
+++ dhcp-4.2.5b1/client/dhclient-script.8	2012-12-17 12:47:48.410130998 +0100
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ customizations are needed, they should b
 exit hooks provided (see HOOKS for details).   These hooks will allow the
 user to override the default behaviour of the client in creating a
 .B /etc/resolv.conf
+file, and to handle DHCP options not handled by default.
 No standard client script exists for some operating systems, even though
 the actual client may work, so a pioneering user may well need to create
@@ -92,6 +92,26 @@ present.   The
 .B ETCDIR/dhclient-exit-hooks
 script can modify the valid of exit_status to change the exit status
 of dhclient-script.
+Immediately after dhclient brings an interface UP with a new IP address,
+subnet mask, and routes, in the REBOOT/BOUND states, it will check for the
+existence of an executable
+.B ETCDIR/dhclient-up-hooks
+script, and source it if found. This script can handle DHCP options in
+the environment that are not handled by default. A per-interface.
+.B ETCDIR/dhclient-${IF}-up-hooks
+script will override the generic script and be sourced when interface
+$IF has been brought up.
+Immediately before dhclient brings an interface DOWN, removing its IP
+address, subnet mask, and routes, in the STOP/RELEASE  states, it will
+check for the existence of an executable
+.B ETCDIR/dhclient-down-hooks
+script, and source it if found. This script can handle DHCP options in
+the environment that are not handled by default. A per-interface
+.B ETCDIR/dhclient-${IF}-down-hooks
+script will override the generic script and be sourced when interface
+$IF is about to be brought down.
 When dhclient needs to invoke the client configuration script, it
 defines a set of variables in the environment, and then invokes
diff -up dhcp-4.2.5b1/common/ dhcp-4.2.5b1/common/dhcp-options.5
--- dhcp-4.2.5b1/common/	2012-12-05 02:17:38.000000000 +0100
+++ dhcp-4.2.5b1/common/dhcp-options.5	2012-12-17 12:47:48.411130985 +0100
@@ -914,6 +914,21 @@ classless IP routing - it does not inclu
 classless IP routing is now the most widely deployed routing standard,
 this option is virtually useless, and is not implemented by any of the
 popular DHCP clients, for example the Microsoft DHCP client.
+NOTE to Fedora dhclient users:
+dhclient-script interprets trailing 0 octets of the target as indicating
+the subnet class of the route, so for the following static-routes value:
+        option static-routes,
+                   ;
+dhclient-script will create routes:
+        172/8 via dev $interface
+        192.168/16 via dev $interface
diff -up dhcp-4.2.5b1/server/ dhcp-4.2.5b1/server/dhcpd.conf.5
--- dhcp-4.2.5b1/server/	2012-12-05 02:17:39.000000000 +0100
+++ dhcp-4.2.5b1/server/dhcpd.conf.5	2012-12-17 12:50:52.117650542 +0100
@@ -519,6 +519,9 @@ pool {
+Dynamic BOOTP leases are not compatible with failover, and, as such,
+you need to disallow BOOTP in pools that you are using failover for.
 The  server currently  does very  little  sanity checking,  so if  you
 configure it wrong, it will just  fail in odd ways.  I would recommend
 therefore that you either do  failover or don't do failover, but don't
@@ -533,9 +536,9 @@ primary server might look like this:
 failover peer "foo" {
-  port 519;
+  port 647;
   peer address;
-  peer port 520;
+  peer port 847;
   max-response-delay 60;
   max-unacked-updates 10;
   mclt 3600;
@@ -1318,7 +1321,7 @@ the zone containing PTR records - for IS
-  algorithm HMAC-MD5.SIG-ALG.REG.INT;
+  algorithm hmac-md5;
   secret pRP5FapFoJ95JEL06sv4PQ==;
@@ -1341,7 +1344,7 @@ dhcpd.conf file:
-  algorithm HMAC-MD5.SIG-ALG.REG.INT;
+  algorithm hmac-md5;
   secret pRP5FapFoJ95JEL06sv4PQ==;
@@ -2555,7 +2558,8 @@ statement
 The \fInext-server\fR statement is used to specify the host address of
 the server from which the initial boot file (specified in the
 \fIfilename\fR statement) is to be loaded.  \fIServer-name\fR should
-be a numeric IP address or a domain name.
+be a numeric IP address or a domain name.  If no \fInext-server\fR statement
+applies to a given client, the address is used.