[syslinux] tftpd-hpa feature suggestion
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 6 16:28:58 PDT 2007
> I'm not fimilar with the tftp protocol, all I know is that it uses UDP.
> Maybe there's a checksum attached to each packet being sent?
> how about sending a packet with the wrong checksum or something similar
> that would cause the client to wait for the packet to be re-sent or just request
> the file again?...
The file gets requested again, and again, and again. If you spawn a
process on the server each time, you will have catastrophic overload.
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