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Re: where's dhcp_bootp?

To: linux@neteng.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: where's dhcp_bootp?
From: Charles Lepple <clepple@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 1999 09:06:26 -0400
References: <NDBBJCODHKOEMPLCNOFGAEKNCBAA.ivanl@pacific.net.sg> <19990707013401.C1630@uni-koblenz.de>
Reply-to: clepple@foo.tho.org
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> IRIX bootp definately works, it unfortunately just has a different
> configfile from Linux's bootp.

One thing that can bite you is that many bootp daemons give no
indication of truncated replies (ie, your parameters don't fit into one
packet). Use a sniffer-- I've solved a number of problems by just not
sending as much.

--Charles Lepple
clepple@mitre.org

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