[syslinux] TFTP too slow (PXE boot)
cdoria at samurai.com.br
Thu Jul 22 05:30:05 PDT 2004
We faced a similar problem in the past. We upgraded the pxelinux
revision and it is ok now. The revision we are using is 2.06.
Tushar Gohad wrote:
> In process of setting up a diskless client booting using
> PXEboot, we observed really low tftp download rate.
> (it would take around 15 mins to download a 1MB kernel
> image) The server has tftpd from tftp-hpa installed
> and the tftp client we are using is the one that comes
> with PXEboot .. I found the blocksize option (-B,
> undocumented) could be used to set higher block sizes.
> I also tried setting no_mtu_path_discovery option on
> the Linux server ..
> Any ideas what could be done to speed up the tftp transfers?
> I am using Intel 82544 gigabit ethernet controllers on both
> the client and the server ...
> - Tushar
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