about bootp for hp unix

Posted on 1998-08-26
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I want to know the concept of bootp for hp-ux and where the documetation available on which web site.
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BOOTP is the mechanism by which diskless machines boot.

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So you want to know if bootp is y2k compliant or you want to know what bootp is ?
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bootp stands for "bootstrap protocol" and provides a means for booting a client from the network. The technical specification can be found in rfc-1497, however, older implementations may be based on earlier rfc's (mentioned in 1497).
The rfc is avaliable from various locations, for example

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not sure about how it works with hp-ux. all I know is that it's hell on slowaris.. ;)

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