[TAG] LG 127 Wifi
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Sat Aug 12 22:54:49 MSD 2006
On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 10:41:01AM -0700, Breen Mullins wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 11:06:26PM -0400, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > > Port 67 firewalled?
> > [blink] It's a good thought - I'll admit that I missed considering that
> > perspective - but I think not.
> > ``
> > ben at Fenrir:~$ grep '\<67/' /etc/services
> > bootps 67/tcp # BOOTP server
> > bootps 67/udp
> > ''
> > If the querent was trying to boot his machine via BOOTP (i.e., if it was
> > a thin client or something like that), I'd agree that it would be a
> > show stopper. As it is, it's worth checking out of curiosity, but I
> > can't see it preventing DHCP negotiation.
> DHCP is a superset of BOOTP and uses the same port...
Ahh... I knew the first part of that, didn't know the second.
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