Assignment: DHCP Implementation
A new tar-ball is provided with a solution to the previous assignment. If your solution is similar to the one presented, you may choose to continue on with it; but it is suggested that you untar the new project files in a fresh working directory:
tar xvzf <tar-ball location>
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol provides a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCPIP network. DHCP is based on the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP). In this assignment students will build a DHCP client into Embedded Xinu that dynamically acquires networking information for the operating system to use.
Upon completion of the assignment the students' implementation should:
Required Assignment Parts
- implement a functional DHCP client within Embedded Xinu
Upon completion of this assignment students should understand the key role this protocol plays in the overall networking architecture.