[ECOS] FTP Support on Redboot

Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10) Vedaraman.Sethuraman@honeywell.com
Fri Apr 30 19:51:00 GMT 2004


Thanks a lot!!! If you have this framework already it would be of great
use....

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Thomas [mailto:gary@mlbassoc.com]
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 7:53 PM
To: Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10)
Cc: naiduk@intotoinc.com; ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
Subject: RE: [ECOS] FTP Support on Redboot


On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 08:26, Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10) wrote:
> Hello Gary,
> 
> I need to support Client FTP for downloading images.
> 
> I understand that Redboot has a minimal stack ( UDP support for doing a
TFTP
> ). 
> 
> For FTP, I think the task is to remove the standalone stack and insert a
> full fledged TCP/IP stack ( Open BSD/ Free BSD). Am i right?

No.  RedBoot's stack, while minimal, is fully capable of running FTP via
TCP/IP.  It's just a matter of defining support for that protocol.

> 
> Please explain me the process of achieving this.
> 
> Thanks,
> Vedaraman.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Thomas [mailto:gary@mlbassoc.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 7:41 PM
> To: Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10)
> Cc: naiduk@intotoinc.com; ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [ECOS] FTP Support on Redboot
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 08:10, Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10) wrote:
> > I am really waiting for inputs from any of you. Pls try to suggest.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Vedaraman.
> > 
> > >  -----Original Message-----
> > > From: 	Vedaraman Sethuraman (IE10)  
> > > Sent:	Saturday, April 03, 2004 3:47 PM
> > > To:	'ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com'
> > > Subject:	FTP Support on Redboot
> > > 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > 	I need to support FTP on Redboot. Could anyone suggest me the steps
> > > involved in this?
> 
> What sort of FTP support are you looking for?  client FTP for 
> downloading images?  FTP server (for some other purpose)?
> 
> > > 
> > > Can redboot communicate with devices sitting on different subnet. If
> not,
> > > what are the changes i need to make. Pls suggest.
> 
> Yes, RedBoot is capable of handling this.  All you need do is define a 
> gateway (using 'fconfig')
> 
> -- 
> Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
> MLB Associates
-- 
Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
MLB Associates

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