[U-Boot-Users] [Fwd: [PPCBoot-users] DHCP updating environment???]

Wolfgang Denk 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

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
Phone: (+49)-8142-4596-87  Fax: (+49)-8142-4596-88  Email: wd at denx.de
See us @ electronica 2002 in Munich, Nov 12-15, Hall A3, Booth A3.325 

More information about the U-Boot mailing list