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Date:      13 Apr 2001 10:13:52 +0200
From:      Nicolas Kowalski <Nicolas.Kowalski@imag.fr>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: TFTP configuration
Message-ID:  <vqo8zl5p67z.fsf@imag.fr>
In-Reply-To: "Kondie"'s message of "Fri, 13 Apr 2001 08:58:21 +0300"
References:  <000101c0c3de$bfdb4bf0$0aa994d0@one.malawi.net>

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>>>>> "Kondie" == Kondie  <kondwani@malawi.net> writes:

    Kondie> Hello, I am trying to configure tftpd on FreeBSD 4.0. I
    Kondie> call tftp in inetd.conf with:

    Kondie> tftp dgram udp wait nobody /usr/libexec/tftpd tftpd -l -s
    Kondie> /kondie /tftpboot

[SNIP]

    Kondie> chroot: /kondie: Operation not permitted.

Here is your error. Running tftpd with '-s' option implies the process
will `chroot'. For this, it needs to have root id. So just replace
`nobody' with `root' in your inetd.conf, and it will run fine.

Regards.

Nicolas.

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