Re: 2.1.75 breaks dhcpcd
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
Thu, 25 Dec 1997 22:20:38 +0000 (GMT)
> But if he can get some type of positive feedback that that client has
> AT LEAST configured his interface appropriately for a bootp request,
> (ping it from another machine on the same segment, then observe the MAC
> address that comes back) he will know that :
> A: - at least the NIC in the client is functional.
> B: - the IP stack in the client is also functional enough to talk ICMP
> C: - the wiring from the client to his local segment is not the problem.
D. That the machine he is booting is faulty.
Responding to 0.0.0.0 can start all sorts of storms with old boxes, its
an extremely bad idea. I don't want Linux to be the box that brought down
some big network in a packet storm.
Nothing stops you putting some extra debugging hooks in the dhcpcd if
you want to add them