network boot

Vivek Vaid vaid at
Fri Sep 28 05:51:50 UTC 2001

On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Joel Sherrill wrote:

> Vivek Vaid wrote:
> > However, using netboot might take you one step behind the standard of
> > using DCHP. since i found, netboot required a simple bootp server. (which
> > does not come with Redhat linux 6.2 or above, so you will have to get it
> > from older version, or 
> > Hence on server side you only need to enable bootp-server & tftp.
> > (whos config file bootptab is much simple that DHCP.conf)
> I don't understand. Are you saying that you are one step behind because 
> RedHat is leaving out bootp in late model releases?  

Yes. (on most websites I read, its better use DHCPD ,since it has dhcp
plus bootp, rather than only bootpd)

> Or is there a problem on the RTEMS side?


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