[haiku-bugs] [Haiku] #5189: [PATCH] openfirmware: Provide fallback for DHCP

  • From: "andreasf" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2010 01:01:40 -0000

#5189: [PATCH] openfirmware: Provide fallback for DHCP
 Reporter:  andreasf            |       Owner:  axeld         
     Type:  enhancement         |      Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal              |   Milestone:  R1            
Component:  System/Boot Loader  |     Version:  R1/Development
 Keywords:                      |   Blockedby:                
 Platform:  PowerPC             |    Blocking:                
 The IP address (e.g., for communicating with remote disk servers) is
 currently taken from {{{/chosen/dhcp-response}}}, which is commented as

 On my PowerMac G3 b&w, DHCP does not work at all. I need to either specify
 it as part of the boot command or set a default for it in {{{default-

 If we don't have the binary address in {{{/chosen/dhcp-response}}}, try to
 parse the address from {{{/options/default-client-ip}}}.

Ticket URL: <http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/5189>
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