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BOOTPARAMS(5)		    BSD	File Formats Manual		 BOOTPARAMS(5)

NAME
     bootparams	-- boot	parameter database

SYNOPSIS
     /etc/bootparams

DESCRIPTION
     The bootparams file specifies the boot parameters that diskless(8)
     clients may request when booting over the network.	 Each client supported
     by	this server must have an entry in the bootparams file containing the
     pathnames for its "root" and (optionally) "swap" areas.

     Each line in the file (other than comment lines that begin	with a `#')
     specifies the client name followed	by the pathnames that the client may
     request by	their logical names.  The components of	the line are delimited
     with blank	or tab,	and may	be continued onto multiple lines with a	back-
     slash.

     For example:

	   dummy   root=host:/export/dummy/root	\
		   swap=host:/export/dummy/swap	\
		   dump=host:/export/dummy/swap

     When the client named "dummy" requests the	pathname for its logical
     "root" it will be given the pathname "host:/export/dummy/root" as the re-
     sponse to its RPC request.	 The "host:" component must be supplied.

FILES
     /etc/bootparams  default configuration file

SEE ALSO
     bootparamd(8), diskless(8)

BSD				October	2, 1994				   BSD

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