Running OS tftp vs. pxeboot tftp
norgaard at locolomo.org
Sun Mar 4 20:31:09 UTC 2012
On 01/03/2012 16:16, Rick Miller wrote:
> Hi All,
> Are there significant differences in the implementation between the
> tftp client in FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE and the client implementation in
I have no reason to believe there should be any difference. If you
believe there is a problem with the supplied pxeboot, you can compile
You previusly wrote about VLAN tagging for your pxeboot nodes, but never
wrote back if you solved the problem. What's your setup?
> I ask because I have encountered a scenario where pxeboot.bs is
> tftp'ing boot files from a PXE server and fails in random spots while
> attempting to download boot files to start a 8.2-RELEASE install.
> When we run the same sequence of tftp gets in a running 8.2-RELEASE
> instance continuously, we never received a single failure in a solid
> hour of attempts.
You should have some log or other traces to debug on the problem, can't
help much without.
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