boot parameter server
is a server process that provides
information to diskless clients necessary for booting. It consults the
file to find the information it
This version will allow the use of aliases on the hostname in the
file. The returned hostname to
the whoami request done by the booting client will be the name that appears in
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.
- Display debugging information.
- Log the debugging information to syslog.
- The default router (a machine or an IP-address). This
defaults to the machine running the server.
- The file to use as boot parameter file instead of
You may find the syslog loggings too verbose.
Written by Klas Heggemann <email@example.com>