[Dnsmasq-discuss] TFTP logging strangeness

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Sep 21 09:23:38 BST 2010


Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> 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.

The timeout error is suppressed if only the final ACK is missing.

Cheers,

Simon.




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