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Subject[PATCH 2.2] DHCP-client-related options in

Appended patch against 2.2.24-rc1 updates Documentation/
re options which are required to support DHCP client.


--- linux-2.2.24-rc1/Documentation/ Sat Nov 30 05:05:55 2002
+++ linux-2.2.24-rc1-ntb0/Documentation/ Sat Dec 21 19:02:23 2002
@@ -1364,7 +1364,9 @@
certain types of data to get through the socket. Linux Socket
Filtering works on all socket types except TCP for now. See the text
file linux/Documentation/networking/filter.txt for more information.
- If unsure, say N.
+ If unsure, say N unless the host may be using DHCP to configure its
+ own address (the DHCP client requires this and 'Packet socket') - in
+ that case say Y.

Network firewalls
@@ -4152,6 +4154,7 @@
module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. You will
need to add 'alias net-pf-17 af_packet' to your /etc/conf.modules
file for the module version to function automatically. If unsure, say Y.
+ Note that DHCP client requires this and 'Socket filtering'.

Kernel/User network link driver
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