Subject: Re: README: changes to config, to support dump device configuration
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/18/1997 11:34:22
> I guess these clients were not "well-behaved".

No, actually it was the server that was in error.

> They are of course not the same, but they should work coherently.
> (Probably the DHCP server ID should be passed from the ROM
> to the kernel somehow, if I understand the spec correctly.)
> I hope that the additional code will fit into the EPROM.

I don't know of any NetBSD-capable machines that currently do DHCP in
ROM, although it is possible to get an ethernet card EPROM for some PC
ethernet cards that will allow the PC to boot using DHCP and TFTP.