DHCP Client

Phillip Sorensen pas37 at cornell.edu
Tue Sep 20 13:43:50 UTC 2005

Steven Johnson wrote:
> Hi All,
> We have started to use the TCP/IP stuff in Rtems now (its been a long 
> time coming for us).  Everything is humming along nicely, no big gotchas 
> yet.
> We however want to use DHCP, and we find that it appears only Bootp 
> (which isnt quite DHCP) is supported.  Some DHCP servers do not support 
> Bootp.  (dnsmasq, for example).
> The question is, is this correct?  Have i missed something, and there is 
> in fact DHCP support.  If not, are there any know packages which provide 
> this, or should we just code up our own.
> Any info would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Steven Johnson

There is DHCP support in the snapshot and CVS HEAD.  I have had 
success using it with a couple different bsps.

Phil Sorensen

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