Subject: NFS Boot
To: None <tcalderw@BBN.COM>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 08/03/1995 10:23:57
> Date:     Wed, 2 Aug 95 18:50:48 EDT
> From: Tom Calderwood <>

> The earlier problem of the server not anserwing the tftp boot request
> has been surmounted (erroneous "-s" option for tftpd in inetd.conf).
> Now the server is answering the TFTP boot request with a 21 byte
> reply (contents unknown), but the client appears to ignore or not
> understand this response - it continues to ask for a tftp boot.

Probably an error message.

Make sure you have done:
 cd /tftpboot
 ln -s . tftpboot

This way, clien requests for /tftpboot/foo will work.
(Also, you can leave the "-s" in the inted.conf line.)