Subject: Re: Diskless boot over a gateway
To: Gordon W. Ross <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 09/09/1997 17:15:34
On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Gordon W. Ross wrote:

> I've implemented a cute little hack that allows our Sun-style
> diskless boot client code (using the bootparams RPC) to learn
> both the correct gateway and subnet mask.

Is this primarily intended to be used when an rpc.bootparamd doesn't
support (something like) the `-r' option and the NFS_BOOT_GATEWAY option
isn't specified?  (I'm using these quite successfully in our environment,
which includes NetBSD, Solaris, HP-UX, and NetApp systems.)