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Re: Help about tftpd!

On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 04:08:16PM +0800, Li Weichen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have encountered a question about tftpd.  I use tftpd-hpa to set up
> a tftp server in my Debian sarge 3.1.  If I start the tftpd use
> '/etc/init.d/tftpd-hpa start' command, I will get the "file not found"
> message after I input tftpboot command at client but the file I want
> to transfer is definitely right there.  If the tftpd is set up in
> inetd.conf, I will get following message in log, received address was
> not AF_INET, please check your inetd config
> Who can show me the way to solve it?

I have used tftpd precicely once, and I had quite a few problems. I
think tftpd-hpa was the better of the two packages for the job. As
Almut has suggested, the problem is very likely to be path-related. If
you are trying to boot-install debian on another box, the net install
instructions are a bit misleading - I found that sticking the stuff in
/var/lib/tftpboot was easier than trying to change paths all over the

Jon Dowland

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