On Wed, 3 May 2006, Ratin wrote:
> Hi Freddy, Thanks for your response, I appreciate your help. I am kind of new
> to this version of Linux.
> The uname -a gives me this:
> Linux 192.168.0.62 2.6.10-idt20050328 #1 Tue Dec 13 10:36:55 PST 2005 mips
> But it is referred as Mipsel-Linux. It is running busybox. I guess I have to
> dig more into kernel code to see how the
> kernel sets the IP address during init. I was hoping somebody here would know
> the Mipsel-Linux IP address assignment
> process. Thanks,
The kernel does not set the IP address during init. That's the responsibility
of user space, i.e. the scripts that call busybox in your case.
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