Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] Estimation of TFTP Server Load Capabilities

2014-07-31 Thread Simon Kelley
On 24/07/14 04:13, Linux Luser wrote: I have a project where I use dnsmasq for netboot installs. Currently, there can be an unlimited number of installs happened at once. At what point (number of TFTP transfers happening in parallel) should I be concerned that I'm overtaxing dnsmasq's TFTP

Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] Estimation of TFTP Server Load Capabilities

2014-07-31 Thread Brian Rak
One option here is to use iPXE ( http://www.ipxe.org/ ) to grab the netboot files via HTTP (or some other protocol) instead of relying on TFTP. There's some extra configuration work here, but serving up the 365KB iPXE image to clients via TFTP is a lot less work then serving up the entire

Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] Estimation of TFTP Server Load Capabilities

2014-07-31 Thread Linux Luser
Thanks guys. That gives me some good things to think about and prepare for. On Jul 31, 2014 12:33 PM, Brian Rak b...@gameservers.com wrote: One option here is to use iPXE ( http://www.ipxe.org/ ) to grab the netboot files via HTTP (or some other protocol) instead of relying on TFTP. There's

[Dnsmasq-discuss] Estimation of TFTP Server Load Capabilities

2014-07-23 Thread Linux Luser
I have a project where I use dnsmasq for netboot installs. Currently, there can be an unlimited number of installs happened at once. At what point (number of TFTP transfers happening in parallel) should I be concerned that I'm overtaxing dnsmasq's TFTP capabilities? Does dnsmasq use threads or