"H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
> Followup to: <E12x7gY-0003WOfirstname.lastname@example.org>
> By author: Alan Cox <email@example.com>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> > o Add DHCP to the ip autoconfig stuff (Chip Salzenberg)
> > | Yes this all belongs in user space. No not for 2.2/4
> > | Someones 2.5 mission is to get rarp/bootp/dhcp all working via
> > | initrd!
> RARP might be hard, but BOOTP/DHCP should be easy enough. However, I
> *do* think that it is worth pointing out that __init makes
> startup-only kernel bloat of this kind far more forgivable.
Ehm, I think that most DHCP stuff would not be __init, since the lease
on the IP address needs to be renewed every now and then.
-- Jan Evert
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