Subject: How to set up NetBSD client of bootp
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John C. Hayward <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/08/1995 23:36:50
Dear NetBSDers,
   I have a small lab of PC's which are booted either as NetBSD or 
DOS/WINDOWS/NOVELL.  We have boot servers on the same eithernet link.
I would like to have all the machines use bootp to get their IP numbers
when booting NetBSD to allow for identical configurations on all 
machines in the lab.
    Is there a way to have ifconfig use bootp to aquire it's IP rather
than have it set up in a file in /etc/hostname.interface?  Or is there
a simple bootp client which could be run to determine the IP address?
    Thanks in advance