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 From:  "apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com" <apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com>
 To:  Michel Servaes <michel at mcmc dot be>
 Cc:  monowall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] tftp server for small files
 Date:  Mon, 04 Aug 2008 19:37:00 -0400
I was always under the assumption that m0n0wall was designed for limited 
number of features, and for embedded devices.
I guess the theory is "The less stuff running, the less chance for 
system crashes, ect"

I could see pfSense being more geared towards this. Maybe a tftp server 
package.

Adam

Michel Servaes wrote:
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> I have no programming skills whatsoever, but today I stumbled upon an 
> intresting PXE image namely from thinstation.net
> It seems you can load this image into a tftp server, point your DHCP 
> to that file, and every PXE able computer would boot the thinstation 
> client...
>
> I already tried the LiveCD of thinstation, and this looks very 
> promising... if I can make monowall also serve some small files over 
> tftp (stored in ram, when booting), it would reduce a computer just 
> serving these tftp files...
>
>
> Maybe the question already has been asked, maybe no-one thought about 
> expanding this functionality, but it would be really cool to be able 
> to serve small files this way... (i think)
>
>
> maybe someone can explain me why this isn't intresting, currently I am 
> going to fool around with a free tftp server on a Win2003 server... to 
> see if I can make it work anyway...
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