MOP Loader Daemon
services MOP Load requests on the
Ethernet connected to interface
interfaces if ‘
’ is given.
In a load request received by
filename can be given. This is the normal case for e.g. terminal servers. If a
filename isn't given
must know what
image to load.
Upon receiving a request,
checks if the
requested file exists in /tftpboot/mop
filename is normaly uppercase and with an extension of
. If the filename isn't given, the
ethernet address of the target is used as filename, e.g.
and it might be a soft
link to another file.
supports two kinds of files. The first
type that is check is if the file is in
format. If not, a couple of Digital's formats are checked.
In normal operation,
forks a copy of
itself and runs in the background. Anomalies and errors are reported via
- Listen on all the Ethernets attached to the system. If
-a’ is omitted, an
interface must be specified.
- Run in debug mode, with all the output to stdout. The process will run in
- Run in the foreground.
isn't supported yet non bsd implementations (otherOS).
DECnet Digital Network Architecture Phase IV,
Maintenance Operations Functional Specification
DECnet Digital Network Architecture,
Maintenance Operations Protocol Functional Specification
Mats O Jansson (firstname.lastname@example.org).