[U-Boot-Users] [Fwd: [PPCBoot-users] DHCP updating environment???]

Steven Scholz steven.scholz at imc-berlin.de
Tue Nov 5 14:33:57 CET 2002

Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> In message <3DC7C327.2CA471E at imc-berlin.de> you wrote:
> >
> > Again: What's the use of setting autoload to "n"?
> The doc says:
> autoload
> if set to "no" (any string beginning with 'n'), the rarpb, bootp or
> dhcp commands will just perform a configuration lookup from the BOOTP
> / DHCP server, but not try to load any image using TFTP.
> > I thought it's to get the settings from a DHCP server without immediately
> > loading a file, so I can use the settings (IP, server ip etc) for something
> > else, e.g. tftp'ing an FPGA file or ppcboot (ehm sorry U-Boot) image.
> Seems you think right. Ummmm... why are you asking? Any problems with
> it?
Well, I am a bit anoyed because everytime I do a dhcp to get the settings for a
tftp I have to wait until pImage gets loaded...

(Well not realy anoyed! Just curious why it is the way it is.)

I want to do something like "dhcp; tftp 100000 fpga.rbf".


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