cvs commit: src/sys/alpha/alpha autoconf.c src/sys/amd64/amd64
autoconf.c src/sys/boot/common dev_net.c loader.8
src/sys/boot/forth loader.conf src/sys/conf NOTES files options
src/sys/i386/i386 autoconf.c locore.s src/sys/ia64/ia64 autoconf.c
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Jul 8 09:58:28 PDT 2004
In message <20040708175315.60f4577a at dev.lan.Awfulhak.org>, Brian Somers writes:
>Thinking out loud, I now suspect that the only reason it was really necessary
>to have BOOTP_* configured into a kernel before this commit is if you don't
>have pxeboot(8) or loader(8).
>Is there anybody out there that uses the BOOTP* options that can confirm this ?
>Do I need to back out this commit ?
This is mostly a leftover from the old network boot proms which would
generally bootp+tftp a file and nothing more.
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