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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

bootptest

Synopsis

                  bootptest [options] server [template]

TCP/IP command. Test server’s bootpd daemon by sending requests every second for 10 seconds or until the server responds. Read options from the template file, if provided.

Options

-f file

Read the boot filename from file.

-h

Identify client by hardware address, not IP address.

-m magic-number

Provide magic-number as the first word of the vendor options field.

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