tftpd config problem

Charles Sprickman spork at
Thu Apr 3 19:02:13 PST 2003

I've also found that /usr/ports/ftp/yale-tftpd is nice when you need to
deal with a complex list of who can have what...


Charles Sprickman
spork at

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Randy Bush wrote:

> > You are running tftpd as "nobody" and asking it to chroot into /foo,
> > which is a privileged operation. You should probably run tftpd as root,
> > and use the -u option to make it run as an unprivileged user.
> Brian McDonald <brianmcd at> gets first credit for catching my
> stoopidity (in private email).  but this was exactly it.  thank you both.
> randy
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