[ECOS] deploying production systems using RedBoot as a bootloader

agyhoo agyhoo@yahoo.com
Thu Mar 4 17:30:00 GMT 2004


Thanks for your response. Do you use the RedBoot 'fis'
commands for doing field updates?

You mentioned that you added 2 new protocols to use
in place of the redboot cli. Are these protocols
used to allow an administrator something other
than a serial/telnet interface (like maybe a GUI
running on a PC)?

- Anunoy

--- Grant Edwards <grante@visi.com> wrote:
> 
> > I was wondering if anyone uses RedBoot as their
> bootloader in
> > their production systems to load/update their
> application code
> > images?
> 
> Yes.
> 
> > If so, do you modify the code to customize the
> > command set/prompt etc.?
> 
> Yes.  We added a line or two at start up with the product
> name,
> model number, etc.  We also added probably a dozen or so
> commands that can be used to configure and test portions
> of the
> product.
> 
> In addition to that, we added support for two additional
> network protocol that can be used to administer the
> product in
> place of the RedBoot command-line stuff.
> 
> -- 
> Grant Edwards
> grante@visi.com


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