[rfc-dist] RFC 4390 on Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) over InfiniBand

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        RFC 4390

        Title:      Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) 
                    over InfiniBand 
        Author:     V. Kashyap
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       April 2006
        Mailbox:    vivk at us.ibm.com
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 10754
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipoib-dhcp-over-infiniband-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4390.txt

IP over Infiniband (IPoIB) link-layer address is
20 octets long.  This is larger than the 16 octets reserved for the
hardware address in a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol/Bootstrap
Protocol (DHCP/BOOTP) message.  The above inequality imposes
restrictions on the use of the DHCP message fields when used over an IPoIB
network.  This document describes the use of DHCP message fields when 
implementing DHCP over IPoIB.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IP over InfiniBand
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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