tftpd problems

Oliver Peter hoschi at
Tue Jun 26 18:09:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 04:04:56PM -0700, Mike Sweetser - Adhost wrote:
> I'm having problems setting up tftpd on FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE - our Cisco
> routers cannot connect to the server, and only small files can be
> uploaded.
> Here's the line from inetd.conf:
> tftp    dgram   udp     wait    root    /usr/libexec/tftpd      tftpd -w
> -l -s /home/tftproot
> When TFTPing from a Cisco router, a zero-byte file is created, and then
> a timeout occurs and it errors out.
> When TFTPing from a Windows XP machine, only about 20-30 bytes of the
> file are uploaded.  No error is received, it says it completes the
> upload.
> Any ideas?

My first try would be to have a look into /var/log/xferlog .

Oliver PETER, email: hoschi at, ICQ# 113969174
"Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave."
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