[Dnsmasq-discuss] TFTP logging strangeness

Ferenc Wagner wferi at niif.hu
Tue Sep 21 09:05:57 BST 2010


Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> writes:

> Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>
>> OK, but do you agree that "sent /var/lib/tftpboot/pxelinux.0" shouldn't
>> have been logged above (and below)?
>
> agreed, and changed. That message is only logged when the transfer
> completes.

Thanks.

> The slight downside to this is that some clients never acknowledge the
> final block, which means that the message won't appear until the
> transfer times out after waiting for that final ACK.

I find that quite acceptable.  At the same time I'd appreciate if the
corresponding timeout message pointed out that only the final ACK was
missing, so the file was actually sent in full.
-- 
Cheers,
Feri.



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