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    SubjectRe: PATCH: Enable IP PNP for 2.4.4-ac8
    Date said:
    > I hate config options that change how the core of the kernel boot
    > makes decisions. Things like "where is root", "what is my network
    > address or where do I get that information" have no reasonable
    > default. This is why the command line args are there.

    If you're told (by rdev because the poxy bootloader on the board can't
    pass args to the kernel) that root is /dev/nfs, and you don't have a
    command line telling you your IP information, then there _is_ a reasonable
    default, and it is to do DHCP.


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