[ECOS] telnet in redboot

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Jan 23 22:15:00 GMT 2003


Cho JinJe wrote:
> Hi, all
> 
> I have a question about telnet in redboot.
> I have ported redboot to SH7709s custom board which has cs8900a ethernet 
> interface.
> 
> Ping is ok(both of host and target).
> but when I open telnet connection, I can't see 'redboot>' prompt in shell.
> 
> [root@localhost root]# telnet 192.168.1.14 9000
> Trying 192.168.1.14...
> Connected to 192.168.1.14.
> Escape character is '^]'.
>                               <- there is no prompt.

Have you already accessed it on another port like a serial port? This
shouldn't make a difference as I believe telnet should work regardless,
but it might.

Other than that, I suggest running an ethernet sniffer like tcpdump on
your host to see if the target is sending _anything_. I take it you've
confirmed that it thinks it's working, with good MAC address and IP.

Jifl
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