[ECOS] RedBoot

Anthony Massa amassa@san.rr.com
Mon Jan 1 17:45:00 GMT 2001


>
> On 01-Jan-2001 Anthony Massa wrote:
> > I am able to get it to start downloading the file now.
> >
> > I'm getting a checksum failure at 8c840 though.
>
> Is this _with_ the timer patch I provided?

Yes, with the timer patch.

>
> >
> > And I also run out of mbufs, do you know what the cause for this is?
>
> Surely this is with eCos, not RedBoot (since RedBoot does not use MBUFs).
> Can you duplicate it?  provide a failing case or scenario?
>

I don't know exactly where you draw the line between redboot and ecos, but
redboot is the only thing running on my board when this occurs.  It just
seems that when a lot of information is exchanged with the Windows NT telnet
application, this error occurs.  The only way out is a hard reboot.  I
haven't done much investigation as to where this error is generated from.




> >
> >
> >>
> >> On 29-Dec-2000 Anthony Massa wrote:
> >> > The error I get is:
> >> >
> >> > Can't load 'mbx.img': operation timed out.
> >>
> >> Are you sure that you are running a TFTP server (and not FTP)?
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> On 28-Dec-2000 Anthony Massa wrote:
> >> >> > The patch seems to work.  I can run my bootp server on my NT
> >> >> workstation and
> >> >> > with the MBX board in non-debug mode, an IP address gets assigned.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I am not able to download a file, though.  I have my file in
> >> my d:\temp
> >> >> > directory.  I startup the TFTP server program I have and try
> >> to run the
> >> >> > following command under redboot:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > load -v -m TFTP d:\temp\mbx.img
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > However, I always get an error that redboot cannot load the
> >> >> image.  What am
> >> >> > I doing wrong?
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> What error do you get?  Some TFTP servers insist that the
> >> downloaded file
> >> >> exist in a special directory and that the name provided [by you]
> >> >> be relative
> >> >> to that directory.  This is for security purposes since TFTP has
> >> >> no authentication.
> >> >>
> >> >> > What port does redboot use for tftp (21)?
> >> >>
> >> >> The default port - UDP port #69.
> >> >>
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Thanks a bunch for all the help.
> >> >> >
> >>
>



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