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Recommended update for atftp


(Last modified: 03AUG2006)

solutions Recommended update for atftp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (94aeb8f24b430d4591fd665770398fc4)

Applies to

Package: atftp
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11138
Release: 20060803
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update improves the multicast handling with atftp, when running on multiple interfaces.
The init script can now start atftp instances for multiple ip addresses via /etc/sysconfig/atftp.
Other fixes:
  • Fix a crash when asking for nonexisting files. (#65660)
  • Run through the whole bitmap to find to find old holes. (#148779, #65660)
  • Fix random segfault in malloc()
  • Fix timeout handling with slow clients.
  • Fix return code in batch operations.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh atftp.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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