Subject: install/17348: sysinst should set network defaults if netbooting
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/21/2002 13:25:26
>Number:         17348
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       sysinst should set network defaults if netbooting
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jun 20 20:26:01 PDT 2002
>Originator:     grant beattie
>Release:        NetBSD-current from 20020328 snapshot
NetBSD fox 1.6B NetBSD 1.6B (MINIMAL) #2: Fri Jun 21 11:06:20 EST 2002 grant@tinkerbell:/sys/arch/sparc64/compile/MINIMAL sparc64

after netbooting and selecting 'ftp' to fetch the sets, sysinst asks
to configure hme0.

this would seem to be unnecessary, as the interface is already
configured, despite the output of `ifconfig hme0'

        address: 08:00:20:ed:10:1f
        media: Ethernet manual (none)
        inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast

run sysinst after netbooting and select to fetch sets from the
if we booted from network, set sysinst runtime defaults for that
interface (allowing the user to change them).