William C. VerSteeg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
5 May 88 13:29:41 GMT
This is a request for information on the Bootp protocol. As I understand it,
this protocol allows a dumb device to be loaded from from a server device.
I am particularly interested to know if the protocol works using IP routers,
subnets, fragmentation, etc. Also an approximation of the PROM space required
to contain enough of this code to boot a device from power-up (i.e. one that
doesn't know its own IP address)
Please send a pointer to the apropriate information to me directly. I will
summarize to the net if there is enough interest.
Thanks in Advance
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