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bootparamd: boot parameter server

NAME

bootparamd - boot parameter server
SYNOPSIS
rpc.bootparamd [-d] [-s] [-r router] [-f file]
DESCRIPTION
bootparamd is a server process that provides information to diskless clients necessary for booting. It consults the /etc/bootparams file to find the information it needs. This version will allow the use of aliases on the hostname in the /etc/bootparams file. The returned hostname to the whoami request done by the booting client will be the name that appears in /etc/bootparams and not the canonical name. In this way you can keep the answer short enough so that machines that cannot handle long hostnames won't fail during boot.

OPTIONS

-d Display debugging information. -s Log the debugging information to syslog. -r router The default router (a machine or an IP-address). This defaults to the machine running the server. -f file The file to use as boot parameter file instead of /etc/bootparams.

FILES

/etc/bootparams

BUGS

You may find the syslog loggings too verbose.

AUTHOR

Written by Klas Heggemann <klas@nada.kth.se> BOOTPARAMD(8)
 
 
 

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