[U-Boot-Users] TFTP times out?
E.Goehler at ifen.com
Thu Nov 10 08:59:35 CET 2005
Zhen Wang wrote:
> Hi wd,
> Yeah, I've read relevant topics in DULG and then revised my
> configuration header file as following:
> #define CONFIG_ETHADDR 00:50:c2:1e:af:fb
> #define CONFIG_NETMASK 255.255.255.0
> #define CONFIG_IPADDR 192.168.123.100
> #define CONFIG_SERVERIP 192.168.123.115
> #define CONFIG_BOOTFILE "zImage"
> #define CONFIG_BOOTCOMMAND "tftpboot\; go 0c480000"
> #define CFG_LOAD_ADDR 0x0c480000
> I'm running Fedora Core 4 on my PC. I've got the tftp-server rpm
> installed, iptables turned off, tftp service enabled and xinetd
> restarted, zImage copied under the /tftpboot/ directory. But after 5 sec
> boot delay the TFTP seemed to time out like this:
> TFTP from server 192.168.123.115; out IP is 192.168.123.100
> Filename: 'zImage'
> Load address: 0xc480000
> Loading: T T # # T # T T (omitted)
> Retry count exceeded; starting again
> Then I interrupted the command and tried to ping my PC:
> jx44b0>ping 192.168.123.115
> host 192.168.123.115 is alive
That looks rather like a server problem (possibly firewall). You should
try to run tftp from either the server itself, or - better - from a
separate computer. Actually I faced same problems on a RedHat machine
till xinietd was set up properly.
> I think the network condition is OK, but the TFTP always times out. I
> want to configure a longer timeout value for TFTP but don't know where.
> Waiting for your reply. Thanks a lot.
> Best regards,
> Zhen Wang
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