[K12OSN] clients not getting TFTP

Andy Rabagliati andyr at wizzy.com
Thu Jun 1 10:12:49 UTC 2006

On Thu, 01 Jun 2006, Gavin Chester wrote:

> Setup:
> New install of 4.4.1 with Compaq Deskpro PII clients with PXE 2.0 (BIOS
> updated)
> I had one of these clients booting before after it had BIOS update.  Not
> sure what has happened to change that but now that client and others
> won't start, they report TFTP open timeout.
> Any pointers as to where to look for this TFTP problem?  Thanks.

tftpd has a -v option, which you can supply more than once.

For debian-flavored distros, you would add this to /etc/inetd.

For Redhattish distros, put it in /etc/xinetd.d/tftp.

Then check system logs (/var/log/messages perhaps, or daemon.log)
for error messages.

Cheers,    Andy!

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