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Bug#509723: Support TFTP preseed fetch method

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 11:48:40PM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 10:54:47PM +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> >> I would find it useful if the preseed file could be fetched via TFTP.
> >
> > I think this is a great idea; we'd need a TFTP client udeb first,
> > though. The installation guide recommends tftpd-hpa as the server, so
> > would I be right to assume that our preferred client would be tftp-hpa?
> Now that Syslinux doesn't need the tsize TFTP option for all
> transfers, hpa isn't particularly interested in developing
> tftp(d)-hpa.  They are still a pretty good and portable TFTP
> server/client pair, though.
> Don't forget that busybox also has a TFTP client applet.

I had indeed forgotten about that. Using busybox's would probably indeed
be a better idea.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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