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Re: Fedora Core 2 Update: kernel-2.6.6-1.435



At 15:07 6/18/2004, Wayne Steenburg wrote:
Just that FTP (port 21) runs over TCP and TCP is responsible for
ensuring delivery. Simple FTP (port 69) uses UDP and is really only
*decent* for small files, because UDP is a connectionless protocol.
(Send it and hope it gets there.)

ftp (tcp/21) also uses ftp-data (tcp/20) for passive mode, and "simple FTP" is actually "Trivial FTP" hence its package name tftp.


Normally not this picky, but y'all *asked* to be corrected. <smile>

Cheers,


-- Rodolfo J. Paiz rpaiz simpaticus com http://www.simpaticus.com



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