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Issue with Ethernet module when running app not in compile mode


#1

Hi , I have developed a gadgeteer app running on fez spider
I have used an Ethernet module by wich I connect the fez board to my laptop
in my ProgramStarted() function I use an InitEthernet function as follows :


        public void ProgramStarted()
        {
            InitEthernet(); 
        }

and here is the InitEthernet() function :


       private void InitEthernet()
        {
            try
            {
                if (!ethernet.Interface.IsOpen)
                {
                    ethernet.Interface.Open();
                }
                NetworkInterfaceExtension.AssignNetworkingStackTo(ethernet.Interface);
                ethernet.Interface.NetworkInterface.EnableStaticIP("172.16.43.193", "255.255.255.0", "172.16.43.254");
                ethernet.Interface.NetworkInterface.EnableStaticDns(dnsAddresses);
            }
            catch { }
        }

now here is my issue :

I do the following steps :

1- Plug the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet module
2- connect the usb client to my laptop
3- I compile the application using visualstudio

in this scenario the application compiles and I can see everything on my lcd

BUT !

when I do the following scenario the application does not compile and nothing appears on the LCD Module :

1- Plug the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet module
2- connect the usb client to my laptop

in the second scenarion I want to run the application without compiling It using Visual studio ! because I have programmed the board following the first scenario the last time but Its not possible !

to solve the issue in the second scenario I tried the following :

1- Unplugged the Ethernet cable from Ethernet module
2- connected the usb client to my laptop

in this third scenario the program runs on fez board and all the GUI I have applied appears on the LCD Module ! and after It appears I plug in the Ethernet cable and the connection to my laptop starts and I can ping the device !

So as far as I can guess there must be something wrong with the Ethernet module . I wonder what this issue is that if the Ethernet cable is plugged into the Ethernet module the program can’t run on the board without being compiled from visual studio !

any helps would be appreciated .


#2

@ andre.m -

You got It wrong !

I want the app run correctly when I power It up and without attaching the VS !