Subject: Re: kern/12298: fairly impressive cross-compilation bogon in sys/lib/libsa/tftp.c
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/28/2001 19:01:44
Bill Sommerfeld <> writes:
> 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.

which means that they also have to configure their IP address in some
way too...

I'm sure it's possible, yes.  But it'd be non-trivial to do, even
minimally, and I really don't see anybody running to do it...

you can always move headers into sys later if people need them.  it's
harder to go in the opposite direction.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.