[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] README.NetConsole

Igor Marnat marny at rambler.ru
Fri Mar 16 06:13:19 CET 2007

Hello folks,

>> Anyway, if the netcat from FedoraCore wins out and -l does not combine
>> with -p anymore, can someone please fix Wikipedia[1]?

SM> That and a hundred other web pages! ;-)

Thank you to all guys for the help.

I'd suggest the following patch to begin with. May be native english
guys correct me.

diff -urN -X dontdiff u-boot-1.1.6/doc/README.NetConsole u-boot-1.1.6-tz/doc/README.NetConsole
--- u-boot-1.1.6/doc/README.NetConsole  2006-11-02 17:15:01.000000000 +0300
+++ u-boot-1.1.6-tz/doc/README.NetConsole       2007-03-16 08:04:31.000000000 +0300
@@ -34,6 +34,11 @@
 stty icanon echo intr ^C

+Be aware that in some distributives (Fedora Core 5 at least) usage of
+nc has been changed and -l and -p options are considered as mutually exclusive.
+If nc complains about options provided, try to rebuild it from scratch.
+Known working version lives in nc110.tgz
 The script expects exactly one argument, which is interpreted as  the
 target IP address (or host name, assuming DNS is working). The script
 can be interrupted by pressing ^T (CTRL-T).


Best regards,
Igor Marnat
mailto:marny at rambler.ru

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