[U-Boot-Users] TFTP PROBLEM
robdlg at att.net
Mon May 10 22:20:03 CEST 2004
Sonia Martinez wrote:
> Hi all,
> We're using u-boot 1.0.0 to boot Linux on a Lubbock based platform. We've
> been able to boot Linux from RAM, with JFFS2 and nfsroot too. But we've a
> problem with tftp.
> We know that the tftp server works because we've tested it with other
> clients. But with tftp in u-boot we're only able to transfer little files
> (1, 2 Kb)..
> Which can be the problem?? Newer versions work fine??
You've probably checked this, but make sure the cable is good. I've had
a bunch of problems with crossover cables in particular. For example, I
worked on one board that had no problems with the crossover cable under
Linux, but under U-Boot, TFTP just wouldn't work. Using an Ethernet hub
I also have a Sony notebook computer that connects fine over a crossover
cable to a 10Base-T card, but not to a 100Base-T card.
Consequently, I've pretty much given up using crossover cables, for the
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