On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Conor Wynne wrote:
> All this talk of dhcpd on a HAN made me configure it last night for my
> three home machines.
>> I now have three reservations as per MAC address, and dyndns.
>> I've never configured tfpt, but will give it a go later on.
> Any recomendations?
tftp-hpa (this is the debian package, don't know about others distros,
The tftp protocol transfers blocks, with a 16-bit block pointer. Vanilla
tftp uses fixed size blocks of 512bytes => 32MB ceiling on individual file
size. There's an extended form (and pxelinux insists on speaking it),
where the blocksize if negotiable. So AIUI, you need the non-vanilla
Note: this is if you're actually booting machines over the network, as
distinct from doing autodiscovery of network config. You only need tftp
if the naked machines are going to retrieve their OS kernels from the
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