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Loader Debugger Protocol (RFC0909)

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Original Publication Date: 1984-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

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Loader Debugger Protocol

RFC-909

Christopher Welles

BBN Communications Corporation

Walter Milliken

BBN Laboratories

July 1984

Status of This Memo

This RFC specifies a proposed protocol for the ARPA Internet

community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.......................................... 1

1.1 Purpose of This Document............................ 1

1.2 Summary of Features................................. 2

2 General Description................................... 3

2.1 Motivation.......................................... 3

2.2 Relation to Other Protocols......................... 4

2.2.1 Transport Service Requirements.................... 5

3 Protocol Operation.................................... 9

3.1 Overview............................................ 9

3.2 Session Management.................................. 9

3.3 Command Sequencing................................. 10

3.4 Data Packing and Transmission...................... 10

3.5 Implementations.................................... 12

4 Commands and Formats................................. 15

4.1 Packet Format...................................... 15

4.2 Command Format..................................... 16

4.2.1 Command Header................................... 16

4.3 Addressing......................................... 19

4.3.1 Long Address Format.............................. 20

4.3.2 Short Address Format............................. 25

5 Protocol Commands.................................... 29

5.1 HELLO Command...................................... 29

5.2 HELLO_REPLY........................................ 29

5.3 SYNCH Command...................................... 33

5.4 SYNCH_REPLY........................................ 34

5.5 ABORT Command...................................... 35

5.6 ABORT_DONE Reply................................... 35

5.7 ERROR Reply........................................ 36

5.8 ERRACK Acknowledgement............................. 39

6 Data Transfer Commands............................... 41

6.1 WRITE Command...................................... 42

6.2 READ Command....................................... 43

6.3 READ_DATA Response................................. 45

6.4 READ_DONE Reply.................................... 47

6.5 MOVE Command....................................... 48

6.6 MOVE_DATA Response................................. 50

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6.7 MOVE_DONE Reply.....