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SubjectRe: PATCH: boot-time DHCP
On Sat, Dec 11, 1999 at 06:15:16PM +0100, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> Andi Kleen <ak@muc.de> writes:
>
> > Doing it by a small user mode program in a initrd is much more sane.
> > Near all modern distributions rely on initrd now anyways.
>
> This is not where this is really interesting. Remote booting is
> interesting for embedded systems where you have no harddisk and
> perhaps not even a floppy disk.

You need to load the kernel from somewhere. If you can load the kernel
you can load a initrd too.

-Andi

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