Subject: lib/1732: libnetboot does not work on little endian machines and with some NFS servers
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From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 11/06/1995 12:06:36
> Date: Mon, 6 Nov 1995 10:40:55 +0200
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> >Number: 1732
> >Category: lib
> >Synopsis: libnetboot does not work on little endian machines and with some NFS servers
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: serious
> >Priority: low
> >Responsible: lib-bug-people (Library Bug People)
> >State: open
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id: net
> >Arrival-Date: Mon Nov 6 03:50:01 1995
> >Originator: Jukka Partanen
> Helsinki University of Technology
> >Release: NetBSD-current around Oct 25
> Libnetboot does not work on little endian machines (e.g. i386).
> All NFS servers I have access to (including NetBSD) require
> RPCAUTH_UNIX in most operations.
> With the patches below I'm actually able to use libnetboot for
> bootp and NFS downloading.
> Try to use it on a little endian machine and with an NFS server.
All of this is fixed in src/sys/lib/libsa so we should just
declare libnetboot dead and delete it.