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Date:      Tue, 20 Aug 1996 10:23:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Michael Ryan <mike@networx.ie>
Cc:        FreeBSD Support <questions@FreeBSD.org>
Subject:   Re: Can FBSD be config'd via BOOTP?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960820102245.631D-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <ECS9608201456A@NetworX.ie>

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On Tue, 20 Aug 1996, Michael Ryan wrote:

> Is is possible to configure a FreeBSD 2.1r machine using
> BOOTP at boot time?

Hm.  I thought there was a bootp client, but I guess not.  It comes with a
server though.

Why would you want to bootp a unix box?  FreeBSD and unix in general
doesn't sit well with dynamic configuration.  They are designed for static
addresses with static names.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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