[CentOS] [CentOS 5] tftp-server, unable to create new files (even with "-c" option)

Grant McChesney grantmc at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 17:52:42 UTC 2007


On 9/13/07, Davide Grandis <davide.grandis at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
>
> Hi Grant,
>
> Thanks for the support.
>
>
> I had this same problem when trying to back up my switch configs.  After
> some googling, I found a workaround for RH-based systems.  The workaround is
> disable tftp in xinetd, and run in.tftpd manually.  I never figured out
> why it would not work with xinetd.
>
>
> May I ask you to tell me the detailed steps to achieve that... I'm an
> absolute beginner! :-)
>
> Thanks again,
> Davide
>
>
>
Here's the post about this problem on fedora forum:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/archive/index.php/t-109735.html

Here's the ugly workaround:

In /etc/xinetd.d/tftp, set disable  = yes
Restart xinetd (/etc/init.d/xinetd restart)
Run in.tftpd (for example, "/usr/sbin/in.tftpd -l -c -v -u root -s
/tftpboot")
You can add the previous command to /etc/rc.local to make it start on boot.
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