[syslinux] Hacked TFTP servers ;-)
stappers at stappers.nl
Wed Jan 13 13:31:01 PST 2010
Op 20100113 om 11:38 schreef H. Peter Anvin:
> On 01/13/2010 08:42 AM, Moody Ahmad wrote:
> > > Previous subject:
> > > How to run server side script from boot menu selection ?
> > Is this possible? I have looked through the pxelinux and syslinux
> > documentation on the menu options and haven't seen a way to execute
> > a server side script. The script needs a few variable like the mac
> > address and assigned dhcp ip address for the client. I would like
> > to do the script in bash or perl.
> Well, normally you wouldn't find documentation how to execute a
> *server*-side script in the *client* documentation, now would you...
> The answer is that you need a server that supports scripting. Few TFTP
> servers do, but most HTTP servers do. This isn't inherent to the
> protocols, but is more of an accident of history (at least until Apache
> grows TFTP support, which it probably will at some point.) So if you
> can use gpxelinux.0, then you can use an http server. Otherwise, there
> are a few hacked TFTP servers around.
Where to find such modified TFTP server?
Feeding 'hacked tftp server http' to search engines
did return way too much noise.
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