[Dnsmasq-discuss] TFTP Boot update "for those who find this problem in the future"

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Aug 25 18:46:59 BST 2009

richardvoigt at gmail.com wrote:

>> PXE asks for data
>> {
>>  PXE gets data (fragmented) and ignores it
>>  server times out and retries
> what if, if the very first block times out, dnsmasq automatically
> reduces the blocksize when retrying?
No, it can't do that because it has no way to re-negotiate the
blocksize with the client and a packet whose size is less than
the blocksize is the EOF marker in TFTP.



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