[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] TFTP: add host ip addr support

Jerry Van Baren gerald.vanbaren at ge.com
Mon Dec 24 17:40:26 CET 2007

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD <plagnioj at jcrosoft.com>
> diff --git a/common/cmd_net.c b/common/cmd_net.c
> index 21682c0..2fb0e7c 100644
> --- a/common/cmd_net.c
> +++ b/common/cmd_net.c
> @@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ int do_tftpb (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag, int argc, char *argv[])
>  	tftpboot,	3,	1,	do_tftpb,
>  	"tftpboot- boot image via network using TFTP protocol\n",
> -	"[loadAddress] [bootfilename]\n"
> +	"[loadAddress] [host ip addr:bootfilename]\n"

Hi Jean-Christophe,

Interesting.  I can see how that would be useful rather than having to 
modify the dhcp server configuration when you want to use an alternate 

Critique: the help is misleading: "host ip addr:" is optional so it 
needs another set of [] around it.  Having spaces in "host ip addr" is 
more readable, but makes it look like it is three things or perhaps a 

I would suggest the following, but there may be a better way...
	"[loadAddress] [[hostIPaddr:]bootfilename]\n"

Best regards,

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