[U-Boot-Users] [Fwd: [PPCBoot-users] DHCP updating environment???]
wd at denx.de
Tue Nov 5 14:22:08 CET 2002
In message <3DC7C327.2CA471E at imc-berlin.de> you wrote:
> Again: What's the use of setting autoload to "n"?
The doc says:
if set to "no" (any string beginning with 'n'), the rarpb, bootp or
dhcp commands will just perform a configuration lookup from the BOOTP
/ DHCP server, but not try to load any image using TFTP.
> I thought it's to get the settings from a DHCP server without immediately
> loading a file, so I can use the settings (IP, server ip etc) for something
> else, e.g. tftp'ing an FPGA file or ppcboot (ehm sorry U-Boot) image.
Seems you think right. Ummmm... why are you asking? Any problems with
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