[ECOS] global addressing in ecos

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Jan 9 16:52:00 GMT 2003

Mark Salter wrote:
>>>>>>On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 04:53, matthew de veza wrote:
>>>>>>>we've been testing an ecos target with the tahi test suite and the tests 
>>>>>>>which involves autoconfiguration of global addresses seem to all be 
>>>>>>>unsuccessful. i would really like to find out if the global address 
>>>>>>>autoconfiguration feature/stateless address autoconfiguration feature which 
>>>>>>>was ported from freebsd to ecos has been fully ported and is robust and 
>>>>>>>functional. can anyone please help me?
> This patch cleared up a lot of TAHI failures for us:
>   http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-patches/2002-08/msg00078.html
> AFAICT, all of our patches are in the public CVS.

Thanks for checking that.

>>From a report on the test run:
>   ============================================
>    IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
>   ============================================
>   Originally failed tests should now pass.  Reason: new
>   ipv6_routing_thread does not emit unexpected packets.
>   Exempt tests: #21-#30, #54-#56
>   Reason:  Not applicable: Infrastructure missing, no 'ifconfig',
>   'route' or 'setkey' utilities, so even in manual mode, boot-time
>   config is not possible in eCos.

Ah, I didn't remember/know there were exemptions. At a guess the 
autoconfiguration stuff must be one of those, but I'm sure Matthew will 
say if not.

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