Solaris 9 12/03 Release Notes

Document Affected: “Administering DHCP (Task)” in System Administration Guide: IP Services

The section, “Creating DHCP Options and Macros for Solaris Installation Parameters”, should include the following information regarding DHCP Vendor Options Size Limitations:

Note that the sum total of the values assigned to all the options in a macro must not exceed 255 bytes, including the option codes and length information. This limit is dictated by the DHCP protocol.

Generally, you should pass the minimum amount of vendor information needed. You should use short path names in options that require path names. If you create symbolic links to long paths, you can pass the shorter link names.