If I'm reading this right - there is a router between your hub and your
server. If this is the case, the router will not pass the bootp request
unless you configure the router with an "IP Helper" address (which is
the IP address of the bootp server).
bowens AT eastman DOT com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Casey [SMTP:jistdc1 AT FIREMAIL.JBHUNT DOT COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 1998 3:40 PM
> To: NV-L AT UCSBVM.ucsb DOT edu
> Subject: bootp
> OS = AIX 4.2.1
> Nways Manager = 1.2
> Anyone out there familiar with bootp? One of our networking guys
> says that there is a router that can't get a bootp request
> established to download it's config.
> jistdc1 AT mail.jbhunt DOT com