[MLB-WIRELESS] The Automagic Firmware Builder

Tom Fifield gummay at gummay.net
Wed Dec 13 00:35:01 EST 2006

Stay Tuned,

We've ported Dan's builder to PHP and are currently testing its 
integration into the MW site. It might fix this problem ;)


MW WebDev Team

Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Monday 04 December 2006 12:24 am, Dan Flett wrote:
>> OK, check out http://flett.zapto.org/firmware/lantest.cgi
> Hi Dan,
> It might be worth checking what (if any) MIME type the firmware that is 
> created is labelled with when you click on the download button.  My system 
> here (Linux running KDE) grabs the file and opens it in an editor which only 
> usually happens if it's labelled text/plain.
> I'd suggest explicitly labelling it as application/octet-stream, it should 
> provoke a more sensible response from browsers.  Sending the file size as 
> well would allow the browser to show a progress bar as well.
> Looking at a packet dump I see the server send the following headers for the 
> firmware (for node GPQ).
> HTTP/1.1 200 OK 
> Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 11:52:46 GMT 
> Server: Apache/1.3.34 (Debian) 
> Content-Disposition: attachment; 
> filename="openwrt-freifunk-1.4.0-mw-gpq-" 
> Keep-Alive: timeout=15, max=100 
> Connection: Keep-Alive 
> Transfer-Encoding: chunked 
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 
> Good stuff though!
> Chris

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