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This draft is a work item of the IP over InfiniBand Working Group of the IETF.
Title : DHCP over InfiniBand
Author(s) : V. Kashyap
Filename : draft-ietf-ipoib-dhcp-over-infiniband-00.txt
Pages : 6
Date : 28-Mar-02
An InfiniBand network uses a link-layer addressing scheme that
is 20-bytes long. This is larger than the 16-bytes reserved for
the hardware address in DHCP/BOOTP message. The above
inequality imposes restrictions on the use of the DHCP message
fields when used over an IP over InfiniBand(IPoIB) network.
This document describes the use of DHCP message fields when
implementing DHCP over IPoIB.
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