[syslinux] tftp-hpa versus atftpd

Brian Childs brian at rentec.com
Fri May 28 09:02:32 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 04:39:06PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> I'm interested to find out how many people are running tftp-hpa versus 
> atftpd. I'm almost a bit surprised in how many people seem to be using 
>  tftp-hpa; for modern Unix systems (including Linux), I would in general 
> assume atftpd to be a better choice.

I've been using tftp-hpa on an older install server for about 3 years
without problems.

When I setup a new server though, the distro had an aftpd package, so I
tried it, again without problems.  For me this was a laziness issue,
aftpd was packaged, and tftp-hpa wasn't (on SuSE anyway).


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