Subject: Re: tftp on 1.3
To: None <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/27/1998 12:47:04
> > Grrr, now I know why my NetBSD 1.3 machines are no longer usable as a tftp
> > server for my cisco equipment!  Is there a good reason this was changed? 
> > Particularly when '-s /tftpboot' is used? 
> > If anyone already has a working patch, please mail it to me, otherwise I'll
> > have to come up with one today at work.
> > 
> > I don't want to sound like I'm whining (which I am), but I use a NetBSD
> > machine for a tftp server, and for rsh/rcp services with our cisco router
> > network.  With 1.3, these were *all* broken for me.  The rsh/rcp problem
> > is related to NIS, which I can disable to make it work ok. (though I have
> > a patch that makes it work with NIS)
> 	cd /tftpboot
> 	ln -s tftpboot .
> --
> dustin sallings
> http://2774144194/~dustin/

lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel     1 May 23  1996 tftpboot -> .

Been there for some time.  I'm concerned about trying to write a file
called "routername-confg" via tftp.  Used to work, doesn't now.  I am
not about to retype the whole filename just to put a '/' on the front.

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