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BOOTPARAMD

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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>


 

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Time: 22:01:21 GMT, April 16, 2011