Subject: Re: Proposed NetBSD DHCP Vendor Class Identifier
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
Date: 02/17/2002 19:09:13
> I'd like to propose the a Vendor Class Identifier for DHCP requests
> made by the NetBSD libsa and kernel.
For a comparable purpose I'm using the "bootfile" field
(set by the NFS_BOOT_BOOTP_REQFILE kernel option).
> Requester That which is making the DHCP request, currently could
> be "libsa" or "kernel".
There might be a stage before "libsa" - some boot ROM or so
which loads the (libsa based) bootloader.
> ...fields after here are valid only if Requester == kernel.
> Version Kernel version, e.g. "1.5ZA".
Perhaps add a "boot command argument" if given on the