[Dnsmasq-discuss] Problem with TFTP in dnsmasq

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Wed Jun 9 17:20:11 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jun 09, 2021 at 12:53:40PM +0000, Brown, Aaron M. wrote:
> From: Geert Stappers ;  Sent: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 03:58
> > And which permissions has file 'test.txt'?
> The file test.txt is 755 as well.

> > Please explicite that the filename is 'test.txt' for the tftp GET. 
> > ( not '/tftp/test.txt' )
> I just verified to be sure. Yes, I'm using the command tftp> GET test.txt
> I've also tried variations like tftp> GET "test.txt" just to be sure
> (even knowing they'd probably throw invalid command errors).


> >> Anyone have any ideas?
> >Only a wild guess:
> >Dnsmasq process has NOT the privelege to send.
> >I don't know if such thing exists, but I'm thinking "capabilities".
> >Capabilities as in https://manpages.debian.org/buster/manpages/capabilities.7.en.html
> Wild guess or not, I'll dig into this today, thank you for a possible lead!

Further option:

Tell how and where dnsmasq is started.

Geert Stappers
Silence is hard to parse

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