Subject: Re: kern/12298: fairly impressive cross-compilation bogon in sys/lib/libsa/tftp.c
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/28/2001 21:06:08
> But in any case, I don't see ftp, name service, or telnet as protocols
> likely implemented directly by the boot blocks (or other standalone
> programs) or the kernel.

This is starting to digress heavily, but I can definitely see wanting
DNS resolution before the kernel is loaded, allowing the user to type
in the hostname of the server holding the boot kernel.