Subject: Re: is bootpd still relevant
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Love <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/10/2001 17:36:53
Luke Mewburn <> writes:

> hi
> given that we have shipped dhcpd for a release (or two), is it worth
> continuing to ship bootpd (and its associated programs)? we don't even
> provide startup scripts for bootpd.
> thoughts/comments?

I had problems with dhcpd with trying to netboot a Digital Unix computer
since the bootp options it needed didn't fit into the response packet.  The
bootpd part of the server sorts out what it thinks is the most important
options and return them.

Other then that, I've had no problems with dhcpd.