Part XLIV. lwIP - the lightweight IP stack for eCosPro

Jonathan Larmour

eCosCentric Limited

Adam Dunkels

LWIP Documentation Notices

Table of Contents

160. lwIP overview
160.1. Introduction
160.2. lwIP sources and ports
160.3. External documentation
160.4. Licensing
161. Basic concepts
161.1. Structure
161.2. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
161.3. Protocol implementations
161.4. Packet data buffers
161.5. Configurability
161.6. Limitations
161.7. Quick Start
162. Port
162.1. Port status
162.2. Implementation
162.2.1. System Configuration
162.2.2. System Source
162.2.3. Threads
162.3. Extensions
162.4. eCos API reference
cyg_lwip_init — Initialise lwIP network stack
cyg_lwip_netif_print_info — Output network interface address information
cyg_net_eth_phy_ctx_acquire — Allocate PHY event context
cyg_net_eth_phy_dsr — Notify lwIP stack of PHY event
cyg_lwip_tick_to_msec — Convert eCos kernel clock ticks to millisecond count
cyg_lwip_msec_to_tick — Convert millisecond count to eCos kernel clock ticks
cyg_lwip_statistics — Statistics output
163. Configuration
163.1. Configuration Overview
163.2. Configuring the lwIP stack
163.3. Performance and Footprint Tuning
163.3.1. Performance
163.3.2. Optimizations
163.3.3. Memory Footprint
164. Sequential API
164.1. Overview
164.2. Comparison with BSD sockets
164.2.1. BSD API Restrictions
164.3. Netbufs
164.4. TCP/IP thread
164.5. Usage
164.5.1. API declarations
164.5.2. Types
164.6. API reference
netbuf_new() — Allocate a netbuf structure
netbuf_delete() — Deallocate a netbuf structure
netbuf_alloc() — Allocate space in a netbuf
netbuf_free() — Deallocate buffer memory associated with a netbuf
netbuf_ref() — Associate a data pointer with a netbuf
netbuf_len() — Obtain the total length of a netbuf
netbuf_data() — Obtain a pointer to netbuf data
netbuf_next() — Traverse internal fragments in a netbuf
netbuf_first() — Reset fragment pointer to start of netbuf
netbuf_copy() — Copy all netbuf data to memory pointer
netbuf_copy_partial() — Copy some netbuf data to memory pointer
netbuf_chain() — Chain two netbufs together
netbuf_fromaddr() — Obtain the sender's IPv4 address for a netbuf
netbuf_fromaddr_ip6() — Obtain the sender's IPv6 address for a netbuf
netbuf_fromport() — Obtain the sender's port number for a netbuf
netconn_new() — Create a new connection structure
netconn_new_with_callback() — Create a new connection structure with a callback
netconn_new_with_proto_and_callback() — Create a new connection structure with a callback for a specific protocol
netconn_delete() — Deallocate a netconn
netconn_type() — Obtain the type of netconn
netconn_peer() — Obtain the remote host IP address/port of a netconn
netconn_addr() — Obtain the local host IPv4 address/port of a netconn
netconn_bind() — Set local IP address/port of a netconn
netconn_bind_ip6() — Set local IPv6 address/port of a netconn
netconn_connect() — Connect netconn to remote peer
netconn_connect_ip6() — Connect netconn to remote peer
netconn_disconnect() — Disconnect UDP connection
netconn_listen() — Make a listening TCP netconn
netconn_accept() — Wait for incoming connections
netconn_recv() — Wait for data
netconn_recv_tcp_pbuf() — Wait for data
netconn_recved() — Update receive window
netconn_write() — Send data on TCP connection
netconn_send() — Send data on UDP connection
netconn_close() — Close a connection
netconn_shutdown() — Shutdown a connection
netconn_set_noautorecved() — Set the connection no-auto-recved state
netconn_get_noautorecved() — Get the connection no-auto-recved state
netconn_err() — Obtain connection error status
165. Raw API
165.1. Overview
165.2. Usage
165.3. Callbacks
tcp_arg() — Set the application connection state
165.4. TCP connection setup
tcp_new() — Create a new TCP PCB
tcp_bind() — Bind PCB to local IP address and port
tcp_listen() — Make PCB listen for incoming connections
tcp_accept() — Set callback used for new incoming connections
tcp_connect() — Open connection to remote host
165.5. Sending TCP data
tcp_write() — Enqueue data for transmission
tcp_sent() — Set callback for successful transmission
165.6. Receiving TCP data
tcp_recv() — Set callback for incoming data
tcp_recved() — Indicate receipt of data
165.7. Application polling
tcp_poll() — Set application poll callback
165.8. Closing connections, aborting connections and errors
tcp_close() — Close the connection
tcp_abort() — Abort the connection
tcp_err() — Set callback for errors
165.9. Lower layer TCP interface
165.10. UDP interface
udp_new() — Create a new UDP pcb
udp_remove() — Remove a UDP pcb
udp_bind() — Bind PCB to local IP address and port
udp_connect() — Set remote UDP peer
udp_disconnect() — Set remote UDP peer
udp_send() — Send UDP packet
udp_recv() — Set callback for incoming UDP data
165.11. System initialization
165.11.1. Initialization detail
166. Debug and Test
166.1. Debugging
166.1.1. Asserts
166.1.2. Memory Allocations
166.1.3. Statistics
166.1.4. GDB/RedBoot
166.1.5. Host Tools
166.2. Testing
166.2.1. lwipsnmp
166.2.2. lwipsntp
166.2.3. lwiperf
166.2.4. unitwrap
166.2.5. socket
166.2.6. tcpecho
166.2.7. udpecho
166.2.8. frag
166.2.9. nc_test_slave
166.2.10. httpd
166.2.11. httpd2
166.2.12. lookup
166.2.13. sys_timeout
166.2.14. lwiphttpd