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I-D ACTION:draft-johnston-tftp-bigblk-00.txt



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	Title		: TFTP Big Block Number Option Definition
	Author(s)	: M. Johnston
	Filename	: draft-johnston-tftp-bigblk-00.txt
	Pages		: 8
	Date		: 2003-6-17
	
This document describes a mechanism that can be used by 
TFTP and multicast TFTP (MTFTP) clients and servers to 
reliably transfer very large files without embedding 
additional alignment information into the data stream and 
without experiencing dropped connections when the Block 
Number field in the DATA/ACK packets rolls over to zero.

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