Re: Linux 2.2.16pre7

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 02:55:26 EST

Jan Evert van Grootheest wrote:
> > RARP might be hard, but BOOTP/DHCP should be easy enough. However, I
> > *do* think that it is worth pointing out that __init makes
> > startup-only kernel bloat of this kind far more forgivable.
> Ehm, I think that most DHCP stuff would not be __init, since the lease
> on the IP address needs to be renewed every now and then.

*THAT* belongs in user space. The kernel only needs to acquire the
initial lease.


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