pxe LiveCD setup

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Jul 4 15:01:59 UTC 2010

Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> writes:

> The only complaint I have so far is the speed of download via tftp.  A
> 236M ISO took two minutes to load, or about 2M per second.  A full CD
> takes a long, long time.  Is that typical, or maybe just the poor
> Ethernet on this Aspire One D250?

The stock tftpd on FreeBSD doesn't support variant block sizes (or much
of anything else past RFC 1350).  You'll see better performance if you
go with something newer.

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