[arch-dev-public] Replacing common network programs (netkit-*, etc} with GNU inetutils

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 11:02:01 EST 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 2:15 AM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 18:46 -0500, Eric Bélanger wrote:
>> --enable-tftpd
>> Could replace netkit-tftp (a xinet daemon)
>> Could replace tftp-hpa (a rc.d daemon)
> Some broken Intel E100 nics can't netboot from a modern TFTP server that
> includes the blksize extension. I know OpenBSD's tftpd doesn't include
> that extension, and tftp-hpa has an option to disable that extension.
> I would be fine with replacing netkit-tftp, but replacing tftp-hpa is a
> no-go for me.

Yeah, when this came up, I think I mentioned that "tftp-hpa is needed
for something". I was thinking hardware support... if I remember
right, I think it was the only tftp that could push to my older WRT

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