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SubjectRe: Router Discovery Messages
On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 04:37:21PM +0530, Shiva Raman Pandey wrote:
> Can any body tell me, whether the ICMP Router Discovery Messages (RFC 1256)
> are implemented in Linux kernel code of version 2.2.14 or 2.4.9 or not?
> If yes then in which .c file(s) and .h(files) ?

It is not supported in kernel.
It is alike BOOTP/DHCP client, fully implementable in usermode process.

To be exact, RFC 1256 predates BOOTP, which was created to solve this
same problem, plus a bunch of other issues. The DHCP is just refinement
of BOOTP.

> Regards
> Shiva

/Matti Aarnio
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