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Old 11-23-2010, 08:10 AM   #1
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Setting tcp ip argument while booting up linux

Hi all,

Could somebody explain me how to set the tcp ip parameter while linux boots up in my custom board.

Currently i am giving it like :... tcp ip=:::::eth0:dhcp ...

If i have my own static ip and its corresponding mac-id can i change it for my board when i boot up.

Please help with valuable pointers.

Old 11-26-2010, 03:05 PM   #2
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What part of that doesn't work? You've garbled it so much that it is unintelligible. How are you 'giving it like'?

A bootloader can supply kernel arguments. What bootloader are you using? Or, you can build a kernel with a custom commandline.

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If you talk about TCP parameter in configuration file under etc directory, yes, you can change to anything you want.


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