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Subject[PATCH 2.4] DHCP-client-related options in

Appended patch against 2.4.21-pre2 updates
Documentation/ re options which are required to support
DHCP client.


--- linux-2.4.21-pre2/Documentation/ Wed Jan 8 12:02:26 2003
+++ linux-2.4.21-pre2-ntb/Documentation/ Wed Jan 8 12:08:33 2003
@@ -2446,7 +2446,9 @@

You need to say Y here if you want to use PPP packet filtering
- (see the CONFIG_PPP_FILTER option below).
+ (see the CONFIG_PPP_FILTER option below) or if the host may be using
+ DHCP to configure its own address (the DHCP client requires this and
+ 'Packet socket').

If unsure, say N.

@@ -6382,6 +6384,9 @@
directly with network devices without an intermediate network
protocol implemented in the kernel, e.g. tcpdump. If you want them
to work, choose Y.
+ Note that DHCP client requires this and 'Socket filtering', so if
+ you want DHCP client to work, choose Y.

This driver is also available as a module called af_packet.o ( =
code which can be inserted in and removed from the running kernel
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