[ECOS] Re: "Plug-and-play" networking in eCos

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Wed Apr 22 14:15:00 GMT 2009

On 2009-04-22, Tarmo Kuuse <tarmo.kuuse@mail.ee> wrote:
> Tarmo Kuuse wrote:
>> I wish to add basic "plug-and-play" networking to an eCos device. It 
>> should be a fairly standard task in network-enabled embedded devices. 
>> All users would like to hook their stuff to a network and access the UI 
>> by typing "mydevice" into a browser.
> No replies. Apparently plug-and-play is not hip with eCos
> developers :)

No, I just have no idea what "plug-and-play networking" means
in this context.

To me, "plug-and-play" refers to a mostly-broken scheme to
auto-detect ISA cards in old-school PCs and configure their IO
addresses and IRQ usage automagically.  IIRC, it didn't work.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! But was he mature
                                  at               enough last night at the
                               visi.com            lesbian masquerade?

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