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

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at embarqmail.com
Fri Sep 14 12:52:07 UTC 2007

Davide Grandis wrote:
> So, xinetd is start tftpd ON-DEMAND (?!?!?!?)

That's the whole point of using xinetd.

$ man xinetd

       xinetd - the extended Internet services daemon

       xinetd [options]

       xinetd performs the same function as inetd: it starts programs that
provide Internet services.  Instead of having such servers started
at system initialization  time, and be dormant until a connection
request arrives, xinetd is the only daemon process started and it
listens on all service ports for the services listed in its
configuration file. When a request comes in, xinetd starts the
appropriate server.  Because of the way it operates, xinetd (as
well as inetd) is also referred to as a super-server.

William Hooper

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