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Re: TFTP and xinet -- was: Re: [K12OSN] Intolerable Boot Times



Will creating sym links for each known MAC address to the default
image cause tftpd to find the 'correct' image sooner, thus not doing the
multiple connect?

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Jim Wildman, CISSP                                      jim rossberry com
http://www.rossberry.com

On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, R P Herrold wrote:

> 
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AFA005E not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AFA005 not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AFA00 not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AFA0 not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AFA not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0AF not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0A not found
>   File /tftpboot///lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/0 not found
>   Serving /lts/pxe/pxelinux.cfg/default
> 
> This is not abnormal -- within the tftp protocol, it is how
> the client figures out which bootstrap image to load, but
> there are eight un-productive tftp sessions in a VERY short
> time -- and THIS triggers the xinetd rate limiting to kick in 
> when loading goes up.





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