Subject: Re: bootp
To: None <>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/03/1995 23:04:58
> Looking at nfs_boot_init(), my initial thought is to attempt a bootp 
> request after the call to revarpwhoami(), and then panic if _both_ fail.  
> (Maybe before?)  In any case, if the bootp succeeds, then use it rather 
> than bootparams to get the server/root/swap/gateway info.

Sounds fine. You need to make sure though, that your local bootp server
actually provides the root/swap information. Or, if it doesn't, do
a bootparam anyway.