[ECOS] Ethernet socket

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Mon Jan 21 11:50:00 GMT 2008


Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 12:07:01PM +0100, Antoine Zen-Ruffinen wrote:
>> This is incredible that eCos doesn't implement functions for Ethernet
>> communication !!! 
> 
> Why?
> 
> Very few devices work at this level. Ethernet switches are about the
> only exception, and for such devices the older OpenBSD stack
> implements bridging. eCos has a fully functioning TCP/IP
> implementation which is what nearly all embedded systems want when
> doing networking.

In addition, it's hardly the fault of eCos or the folks on this
list that have spent untold hours supporting YOU [Antoine], that you
waited until three scant days before your thesis was due to even ask
about such capabilities.

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