Simple, insecure, embedded FTP server

Kyle Waters unum at
Wed Feb 15 08:53:00 MST 2006

Dave Smith wrote:
> I am looking for a super-simple, super-INsecure, super-small FTP server
> for my embedded PowerPC Linux project. Most FTP servers have too much
> security for my use case, which is connectivity via a cross-over cable.
> What I want is read/write access to the entire file system with or without
> a password in an easy-to-install, cross-compilable package. Any ideas?

I think you want a tftp server such as tftpd.  tftpd is standard in most
distros and is designed for these type of things.


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