[Dnsmasq-discuss] dynamic file generation for dnsmasq-tftp?

richardvoigt at gmail.com richardvoigt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 21:17:28 BST 2012

Is any information about the remote end required for generating the
dynamic part (e.g. the mac address of the node being booted)?

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Oliver Rath <rath at mglug.de> wrote:
> Hi list,
> Im brooding over the problem, that dnsmasq should send via tftp a file
> which would be generated at aquisition-time.
> I.e. if a tftp-request comes to dnsmasq, normally the tftp-part takes
> the named file and send it to the clent.
> If I now have a file, which consists of i.e. four parts, where one part
> is generated dynamicly, so that i could send it via p1,p2,p3,pdynamic,p4
> at which the first three parts are really big (> 300MB), the rest is
> relativly small (<10MB), so copying together takes really a lot of time
> and space.
> Is there a possibility to send such a thing via dnsmasq-tftp in a
> dynamic way? Maybe there is a generic possibility in linux like named
> pipes or binary overlay, but Im in the dark at the moment.
> Any ideas?
> Tfh!
> Regards,
> Oliver
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