What is tftp and how to do it? Calling all experts.

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by joebloggs, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. joebloggs

    joebloggs Network Guru Member

    I just realized that I needed to tftp the new full prefinal5 to my router and it must be done via tftp according to BrainSlayer. But I have no idea what it is or if there is a program that helps you do it.
  2. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    i just installed the new pre 5 form the web interface and has been running for 4 days striaght with no problems. i dont understand why you need to tftp it. the web interface will do the job just fine.
  3. joebloggs

    joebloggs Network Guru Member

    This was at the recommendation of BrainSlayer in the dd-wrt forums. I don't want to have to deal with a bricked router and figured I might learn something new about tftp. Thanks for the help though.
  4. thedogcow

    thedogcow Network Guru Member

    I used the web interface too! Considering that some of the binaries are slightly over 3mb I dont think this is a good idea as you will brick your router trying to tftp over more than 3mb. It is a restriction of the bootloader.
  5. ydef

    ydef Network Guru Member

    RFC 1350 explains it loud and clear. u must learn to rtfm ... there's nothing more clear than an RFC to give you a complete and thorough idea.
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