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

Igor Marnat marny at rambler.ru
Wed Mar 21 07:55:01 CET 2007

Hello Ben,

BW> I don't think it's necessary to repeat the script in its entirety, since
BW> the difference is only two characters.  The descriptive paragraph should
BW> be enough.

Yes, I think you are right.

BW> Also, please submit with a 'Signed-off-by' line so it gets properly
BW> tracked.

I'm not an advanced user of git unfortunately. Anyway, I did my best, hope it's ok

Signed-off-by: Igor Marnat <marny at rambler.ru>
 doc/README.NetConsole |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/README.NetConsole b/doc/README.NetConsole
index cc35a0a..950b0c4 100644
--- a/doc/README.NetConsole
+++ b/doc/README.NetConsole
@@ -38,6 +38,11 @@ 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).
+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,
+you can just remove the -p option from the script. 
 It turns out that 'netcat' cannot be used to listen to broadcast
 packets. We developed our own tool 'ncb' (see tools directory) that
 listens to broadcast packets on a given port and dumps them to the

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

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