Subject: Re: MicroVax II netbooting
To: bart sikkes <>
From: Brian Chase <>
List: port-vax
Date: 10/10/2000 08:47:16
On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, bart sikkes wrote:

> Isn't the bootparamd the same as bootp ?

Nope.  Very different.  Somewhat similar in concept, but not at all a
replacement for BOOTP/DHCP.

> And if we use the BOOTP do we still need bootparamd? 


> This is all new to me
> now, because the HOWTO said we had to use the bootparamd and said nothing
> about BOOTP. But that was a HOWTO that used files from NetBSD-1.3.2.

Yes, it's very outdated.  Almost to the point of being useless, except for
maybe gleening the general high level flow of what needs to happen.