Re: DHCP question.

From: Joe Kerman - JVLNET Sys Adm (
Date: Tue Mar 16 1999 - 16:32:09 CET

I have tried just putting the binary file on the disk but it did not work.
I dont know what kind of binary to use! (The one i tried was a redhat 5.1

If anyone has one that will work i would LOVE a copy sent to me. thanks,
Joe Kerman

                       System Administrator

On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Michele Andreoli wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 12:28:18PM -0600, Johannes Niess wrote:
> >
> > I suggest using a full linux distribution via NFS root, perhaps BOOTP and a
> > small disk on the client for swap and perhaps for booting.
> >
> muLinux support NFS root: the floppy can be permanently configured
> for this purpose.
> Anycase, I read the relevant HOWTO about DHCP: no problems. Only dhcpcd
> binary is required (24k). My first test report success, with this client
> on my rustic LAN.
> I have modified eth setup to include both "manual" and "dhcpcd"
> configuration. A new script (/usr/bin/ethconfig) is added. This script
> can detect if called "by hand" or by dhcpd ( with:
> dhcpd -c /usr/bin/ethconfig )
> dhcpd BOOTP capabilities is yet not clear, for me: I'm pondering.
> Ciao!
> Michele
> --
> Mi sarebbe piaciuto concludere con un'affermazione positiva, ma
> non me ne vengono in mente. Vanno bene due negative?
> -- Woody Allen

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