Subject: Re: NetBSD netbooting (was "Re: UV3100 SCSI")
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John Wilson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/16/1998 13:44:32
>From: Brian D Chase <>

>The netbooting facilities were definitely not designed with the reserved
>10 class A in mind, they are completely generic.  The 10 network just
>happens to be a nice one (I mean if you're going to go for a reserved
>network, you might as well grab the biggest one).  It's also a good idea
>to use the reserved net addresses in documentation in case a novice takes
>the use of the IPs literally.  The breadth of damage one can do is limited
>by using the reserved addresses.

You'd think that of all people, Mr. Sokolov who thinks he's still using
ARPAnet mail would *like* using net 10!  :-)

John Wilson
D Bit