The Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) provides a minimalistic means for transferring files. It is generally used as a part of PXE booting or for updating configuration and firmware on devices which have limited memory such as routers and printers.
This article describes how to set up a tftpd server under Arch Linux using thepackage.
The configuration for tftpd is in
The default configuration is:
# # Parameters to be passed to TFTPD # TFTPD_ARGS="-l -s /var/tftpboot"
/var/tftpdboot is created automatically when is installed.
For a complete list of parameters:
$ man in.tftpd
To start the daemon at boot, add
tftpd to the
DAEMONS array in
To start the daemon manually:
# /etc/rc.d/tftpd start
To start the daemon without a configuration file:
# /usr/sbin/in.tftpd -l -s path/to/folder/to/export