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SubjectRe: BOOTP and 2.4.14
summer@os2.ami.com.au schrieb:
>
> I'm trying to configure a system to boot with root on NFS. I have it
> working, but there are problems.
>
> The most serious are that the DNS domain name is set wrongly, and NIS
> domain's not set at all.
>
> The IP address offered and accepted in 192.168.1.20.
>
> The DNS domain name being set is 168.1.20, and the host name 192.
>


Uh, how about to specify a NAME.DOMAIN.COM instead of an
dotted IP. Check your bootp configuration.


> I'm looking at the ipconfig.c source, around line 1324 where I see this
> code:
> case 4:
> if ((dp = strchr(ip, '.'))) {
> *dp++ = '\0';
> strncpy(system_utsname.domainname, dp, __NEW_UTS_LEN);
> system_utsname.domainname[__NEW_UTS_LEN] = '\0';
> }
> strncpy(system_utsname.nodename, ip, __NEW_UTS_LEN);
> system_utsname.nodename[__NEW_UTS_LEN] = '\0';
> ic_host_name_set = 1;
> break;
>
> I can see how the dnsdomain name's being set, and it does not look
> right to me.
>
> If someone can prepare a patch for me, I'll be delighted to test it.
>
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