[ECOS] Default boot scripts in RedBoot

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Wed Dec 10 15:31:00 GMT 2003


On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 08:35, Savin Zlobec wrote:
> Gary Thomas wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 07:47, Savin Zlobec wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Hello,
> >>
> >>I am using RedBoot configured with default boot script and it doesn't
> >>work just like I expect it to. It looks to me that default boot script 
> >>timeout
> >>(CYGNUM_REDBOOT_BOOT_SCRIPT_DEFAULT_TIMEOUT) is used
> >>only when CYGSEM_REDBOOT_FLASH_CONFIG is not set. I use
> >>flash config support in my configuration and when boot script is not set,
> >>than the default boot script is used, but the timeout remains 0 which 
> >>aborts the script.
> >>
> >>Also from the cdl option description one could expect that the default 
> >>value of
> >>boot_script_timeout would be CYGNUM_REDBOOT_BOOT_SCRIPT_DEFAULT_TIMEOUT,
> >>but it is 0.
> >>
> >>Is this a feature or a bug ?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Perhaps the default timeout should always be set.  In any case, if
> >you have 'fconfig' enabled, then the value stored in your config
> >database should be what gets used.
> >
> >Try this patch and see if it behaves more like you'd like.
> >
> It looks fine, but the option I fancy is to set boot_script_timeout default
> value to CYGNUM_REDBOOT_BOOT_SCRIPT_DEFAULT_VALUE
> and to set script_timeout to boot_script_timeout value regardless of 
> boot_script
> value - so the default boot script can be aborted by setting 
> boot_script_timeout to 0.
> Also to make this work boot_script_timeout option has to be always 
> enabled if
> default boot script is set.

Sorry, but I'm not following what you are trying to accomplish.

Please reword it, describing how you want it to behave (without 
referring to any of the variable/CDL names should help me understand).


-- 
Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
MLB Associates


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