Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.4: DHCP setup
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/20/1999 15:56:12
On Thu, May 20, 1999 at 02:50:41PM -0400, Ted Lemon wrote:
> > Embedded systems.
> I don't know of a lot of these with working ethernet that don't
> support either BOOTP or DHCP, but if you have one, I guess I can't
> help you... :'}

A few.

> > Dos notebooks with dos TCP/IP drivers.
> If this happens to you a lot, why not port the ISC client to DOS?

Don't have source for all the TCP stacks involved.
For that matter, tell me the MFC function to force a lease
renewal in Windows?

> > Unix boxes that don't run NetBSD (SVRx etc)
> The DHCP client is not a NetBSD thing - it's an Internet Software
> Consortium thing that I'm also maintaining in the NetBSD tree.   If it
> doesn't work on some flavour of Unix that you need it on, you'd be
> doing a major public service if you'd get it working and send me the
> patches.
> Yeah, I know.... no time...   Sigh.   :'}

Nope, no source, no compiler, no include files...

David Maxwell,| -->
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