[SLOF] [PATCH v2 0/7] Netboot / DHCP improvements

Thomas Huth thuth at redhat.com
Tue Dec 22 21:08:36 AEDT 2015

This patch series enhances the netboot and DHCP code in net-snk.
The first patch improves the printed text a little bit.
The next patches introduce transaction ID handling in the DHCPv4
and DHCPv6 code. For this, I had to fix the rand() function in
SLOF's libc first and implement srand() to be able to seed it.
And the last patch fixes a problem with sent DHCPv6 packets - they
contained trailing garbage bytes.

- Reworked the texts in the first patch so that IPv4 and IPv6
  printing is more similar now
- Fixed whitespace issue in the last patch

Thomas Huth (7):
  net-snk: Improve printed text when booting via network
  libc: Fix the rand() function to return non-zero values
  libc: Add srand() call
  net-snk: Seed the pseudo-random number generator
  net-snk: Make use of DHCPv6 transaction IDs
  net-snk: Use transaction IDs in DHCPv4, too
  net-snk: Get rid of junk at the end of sent DHCPv6 packets

 clients/net-snk/app/netapps/netboot.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
 clients/net-snk/app/netlib/bootp.c    |  5 +++--
 clients/net-snk/app/netlib/dhcp.c     | 17 +++++++++++++--
 clients/net-snk/app/netlib/dhcp.h     |  1 +
 clients/net-snk/app/netlib/dhcpv6.c   | 25 ++++++++++-----------
 clients/net-snk/app/netlib/dhcpv6.h   |  5 ++++-
 lib/libc/include/stdlib.h             |  1 +
 lib/libc/stdlib/rand.c                |  9 ++++++--
 8 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)


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