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isibootd -- TRFS based network boot server
isibootd [-d tracelevel] [-i interface] [-s directory]
The isibootd command is a server which supports OMRON LUNA's network boot
protocol based on the Transparent Remote File System (TRFS) protocol.
The TRFS protocol uses special Ethernet type packets and works within a
isibootd is a simple TRFS server that only supports client reads for
booting and exports files in a specified directory. isibootd accepts
requests only from clients listed in the /etc/ethers and have valid host-
The options are as follows:
Run isibootd in debug mode with specified tracelevel. The
tracelevel can be value 1, 2, or 3, and greater tracelevel
provides more detailed trace output. The server will not
fork in the debug mode.
Specify a network interface to service network boot. If not
specified isibootd searches available network interfaces
(excluding loopback) and use the first configured ``up'' one.
Specify a directory containing boot files to be served by
isibootd. If not specified isibootd uses /tftpboot by
ethers(5), hosts(5), tftpd(8)
NetBSD/luna68k Installation Instructions:
isibootd is based on isiboot utility which was originally written by
Tohru Nishimura for NetBSD/luna68k development, and first appeared in
NetBSD 9.3 December 15, 2011 NetBSD 9.3