5.4 rc2 problems with tftpd service

Thomas Vogt thomas at bsdunix.ch
Fri Apr 15 00:35:00 PDT 2005


Problem was caused by net.inet.udp.blackhole=1. It looks like -l or -s 
does not work with this option.


Thomas wrote:
> Hello
> I can't download files via tftp. The tftp client gets a timeout and the
> written file is 0 bytes. I've done all my test on a local machine. No
> network was involved. 
> System information:
> FreeBSD lizard 5.4-RC2 Wed Apr 13 15:04:30 UTC 2005
> root at lizard:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/UP  i386
> inetd.conf contains 
> tftp dgram udp wait root /usr/libexec/tftpd tftpd -l -s /var/tftpboot
> /var/tftpboot permission is set to 755 (root:wheel).
> I tried the -u root option for tftpd too but it didn't work either. Also
> changed ownership to nobody:nobody for /var/tftpboot but no luck.
> There is no error message in xferlog. I always get tftpd[47744]:
> read request for //test: success. But the file was not
> transferred. 
> Everything works fine if I remove the -l option or the -s option in
> inetd.conf for tftpd. Is this "strange" behavior with -l as option
> intended?
> Regards,
> Thomas
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