[Dnsmasq-discuss] TFTP timeout with netascii transfer with specific file

Alkis Georgopoulos alkisg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 14:34:59 BST 2011

In case it's move convenient, I also uploaded the problematic file
there: http://people.ubuntu.com/~alkisg/tmp/file

Στις 21-07-2011, ημέρα Πεμ, και ώρα 16:28 +0300, ο/η Alkis Georgopoulos
> While trying to download the attached file using dnsmasq 2.52-1ubuntu0.1
> as the tftp server and tftp-hpa 5.0-11ubuntu2.1 as the tftp client, I'm
> getting a tftp timeout error.
> The file gets downloaded, but the last line is cut in the middle.
> If I change the original file size, e.g. if I delete a line, then I can
> download it without problems, that's why I had to fill it with "xxx", it
> wasn't easy to get a minimal reproducible case.
> If I use octed mode instead of netascii, everything works fine.
> If I use tftpd-hpa as the server, everything works with netascii too.
> $ echo 'get file' | tftp localhost
> Transfer timed out.
> $ diff file /var/lib/tftpboot/file
> 123c123
> < 	xxxxxx_xxxx_x
> \ No newline at end of file
> ---
> > 	xxxxxx_xxxx_x=xxxxxxx
> Kind regards,
> Alkis

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