[hdt] [HDT] New release 0.5.0-beta3

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 16:19:15 PDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 12:30, Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 14:03, Erwan Velu <erwanaliasr1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> HDT is currently ending its beta cycle before achieving the 0.5.0 release.
>> This is a pretty big step for HDT as it features a highly requested feature
>> aka Dumping.
>> The major feature of this release allow users to export the result of the
>> detection to a TFTP server.
>> All the details and the links to download it can be found here :
>> http://www.hdt-project.org/wiki/Dump
> 1) Loading gpxe/gpxelinux.0 then MEMDISK and hdt-0.5.0-beta3.img.gz
> has the dump hidden from the menu but can be activated from the CLI.
> I didn't see if there were packets but it blindly tried and didn't
> return an error.
> 2) HDT does not respond appropriately to a TFTP server returning
> Opcode 5 (Error Code), Error code 1 (File not found) with text "File
> not found".  Again, hdt blindly tried and didn't return an error.

On #1, an error is returned after it appears to attempt to upload
although no packets are present.  I'd think it should return an error
before gathering the dump data.

On #2, it does pay attention to the real error codes but now reports
an error on success.


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