[U-Boot-Users] Proposal for patch to configure networkparameters
wd at denx.de
Mon Apr 23 01:57:48 CEST 2007
In message <005c01c78528$c4831720$01c4af0a at Glamdring> you wrote:
> > Use a script to auto-install your board. Expect is a great tool.
> Expect is Linux specific. I want to be able to do things using
No. Expect is based on tcl, and tcl is available for other host
environments, too, including Solaris, HP-UX and Windows.
> tools as simple as Hyperterminal, or even without serial line at all.
AFAIK even HT understands some form of "scripting".
Without serial line, you can use one of the other approaches I
explained several times during the last two days. They work for
others, and theycould work for you, too, it you tried. Without
chnages to the code, mind you.
> If you, like me, dont deliver any boards, then you do not have this
Indeed, it's a SEP instead - Somebody Else's Problem.
> It is the reponsibility of the user of the S/W to ensure that it is
> used in a restricted environment like production or development
> where the MAC address can be selected at random.
Making life easy for you and difficult for the user is only one of
the many possible ways of working. It's not my preferred way.
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