[U-Boot-Users] file transfer server
wd at denx.de
Tue May 20 22:25:23 CEST 2003
In message <2692A548B75777458914AC89297DD7DA021CCFDB at bronze.dolby.net> you wrote:
> Actually I want to run a server on the board, so that anyone on the
> network can transfer files to it. So how easy would it be to implement
> something like this.
It is not exactly difficult, but it makes no sense either.
U-Boot is a boot loader, not a file server. If you need server
functions, run an OS. Boot into Linux, fire up inetd and a FTP or
TFTP server. Voila. No need to implement any new features.
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