[Dnsmasq-discuss] tftp service
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri May 28 11:44:50 BST 2010
Andrew Elwell wrote:
>> PXE supports it, for netbooting clusters of 100s or 1000s of machines.
>> I've never come across anybody who actually uses it. Big clusters these
>> days tend to have fast networks that laugh off the traffic involved in
>> unicasting netboot images to a few thousand machines.
> You tend to get hit by timeouts on the server with booting multiple
> machines at once - we found about 1/2 a rack at a time was the best we
> could get. (but the cluster head node also acted as the kickstart
> server so traffic got kinda busy come upgrades)
Were you using dnsmasq for tftp?
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