mTCP 2013-04-26 is available

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mTCP 2013-04-26 is available

Postby Brutman » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:41 am

And nearly another year has passed by ...

This version includes:

  • All: improved TCP/IP lost packet and retransmit support
  • All: DHCP lease expiration detection and warning
  • IRCjr: mIRC color codes, improved logging support, 132 column awareness, bug fixes
  • FTP client: user input can be longer now (2 lines), 125 responses handled better
  • FTP server: improved compatibility with more clients.
  • Telnet: improved emulation (scroll regions and origin mode support)
  • Many other small fixes and improvements ...

Everything is available at http://code.google.com/p/mtcp/ . Documentation and screen shots can be found at http://www.brutman.com/mTCP/ .


Enjoy!
Mike
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Re: mTCP 2013-04-26 is available

Postby MattCarp » Fri May 01, 2020 7:20 pm

mTCP requires a packet driver? Does the packet driver need to support extended or high performance functions, or, just the basic functions described in the specification you link to?

driver_info
access_type
release_type
terminate
send_pkt
get_address

plus some code to receive packets and call the link layer software?

Doesn't seem too bad? Should be fairly straightforward to implement an ethernet interface with this type of driver. Of course, that would take me months, so spool up a VM with an assembler...

but, there are a number of small ethernet modules that could be slapped on the jr bus.

(I think this was talk from 10 years ago, but I think over the past day, I've incremented the while() loop in my brain!)
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Re: mTCP 2013-04-26 is available

Postby MattCarp » Sat May 23, 2020 6:21 am

For reference, Mike confirms that the packet driver only needs these basic functions for mTCP.
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