[CentOS] tftp times out

Thu Dec 28 19:59:21 UTC 2006
Mark Snyder <mark at jmktdis.com>

mike.redan at bell.ca wrote:
>> tftp keeps timing out when I try to transfer files.  I intend to use
> tftp with G4U to clone 
>> a standard workstation. I am testing it between two Dell poweredge
> servers running CentOS 
>> 4.3.  "chkconfig --list |grep tftp" shows tftp up and running on both
> boxes. 
> How are the transfer speeds when it is actually running? Do you see many
> dropped pkts when running other transfer protocols?
> It kinda sounds like a general network problem to me...if you run:
>   ifconfig -a
ifconfig -a shows errors: 0 dropped: 0 overruns: 0 for both RX & TX packets

> Do you see many errors? If you do..run this:
>   mii-tool

mii-tool shows "eth0: negotiated 100baseTx-FD flow-control, link ok

> What is the duplex setting? Does it match what is on the other side
> (switch, or system if it is a cross-over cable) What is the link between
> the two systems? 100Mbit LAN, or are you going over a router or
> something?

I am not sure about the duplex setting ifconfig -a is not reporting it so I have assumed it 
to be auto. It is a straight LAN connection not going through any routers with only a switch 
between the boxes.

> Mike 
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