Bug#509723: Support TFTP preseed fetch method
On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 11:48:40PM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.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 [email@example.com]