[ECOS] Re: Redboot networking problem

John Dallaway john@dallaway.org.uk
Mon Apr 6 15:05:00 GMT 2009

Hi Ilko

RONETIX - Ilko Iliev wrote:

> I have a problem when I perform two http loads one after other (in
> Redboot) - the second load put the RedBoot in an endless loop.
> If there is a small delay between the both loads, then sometimes it works.
> If the the first load is a http and the second load a tftp, then the
> problem doesn't exist.
> The endless loop is in tcp.c, __tcp_handler():
>    for (prev = NULL, s = tcp_list; s; prev = s, s = s->next) {
>        if (s->our_port == ntohs(tcp->dest_port)) {
>        if (s->his_port == 0)
> It loops forever because *s == s->next* and *s->our_port* and
> *ntohs(tcp->dest_port)* differs with one.
> Can somebody try this situation?

Thank you for the report. This does sound like a bug. Are you using
recent sources (such as eCos 3.0)? If not, could you verify that this
issue exists with recent sources please? What type of file are you
loading (ELF, SREC, raw) and how long is it? Which processor and
ethernet part are you using?

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John Dallaway

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