[U-Boot-Users] multicast tftp: RFC2090

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Apr 24 18:27:07 CEST 2007

In message <f0l75r$jem$1 at sea.gmane.org> you wrote:
> looking for interest to support mutlicast tftp in u-boot.  I have a
> version working according to RFC2090  working with 'atftp' with only a
> dozen or so lines patch in net/tftp.c and a few in net/net.c.  But the
> messy part is that the ethernet driver needs to have hooks to set up
> mcast ether-addrs...
> Has there already been a discussion about this that I missed that
> someone could refer me to?

This has indeed been discussed before; the thread was started here:

	Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:55:34 -0400
	From: mitsy <mitsy12 at gmail.com>
	To: u-boot-users at lists.sourceforge.net
	Subject: [U-Boot-Users] multicast tftp client? 

Short summary: we are waiting for a clever implementation (i. e.
yours :-)

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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