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Re: Tftp problems with ARC firmware

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Tftp problems with ARC firmware
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 00:09:36 +0200
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On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 08:32:25PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> I'd like to point those who you need to use these crude workarounds:
> 
>   echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_no_pmtu_disc
>   echo 4096 32767 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range
> 
> at a new version of tftp-hpa which solves the PMTU problem by disabling it
> only for the tftp client and introduces a new -R begin:end option which
> allows to limit the port number range.  The changes are about to become
> available in the tftp-hpa git repository at
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/network/tftp/tftp-hpa.git; see also
> http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/ARC#tftp-hpa.  Please send test reports to
> syslinux@zytor.com and linux-mips@linux-mips.org.

I made a patch against tftpd-hpa for disabling path MTU discovery - Its
in the Debian BTS: 

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=316616

It should already be merged upstream. User "-F" to disable PMTUd.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-171-2280134
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