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Re: RE: How to boot from serial port with Etrax MCM and etrax100_boot

This helps a lot, thank you very much =)

	Arne Bockholdt

magnus.martensson@xxxxxxx.com schreibt:
>Assuming you are using the e100lx_mcm release located at
>as a base it should be quite straight forward. In this release
>there is a newer version of tools and etrax100boot that supports serial
>This tools version is also available separately at
>Once your image is made you can run './flashitall -p' to get the
>etrax100boot sequence.
>This sequence includes initialisation of necessary registers and the
>SDRAM initialisation sequence
>plus the flash loading commands. Uploading of the image to RAM will take
>quite some time
>so you can remove the --file and --flash commands. Instead you need to
>add --serial and --baudrate 9600
>to make the serial boot work. Other suitable etrax100boot commands are
>--memtest c0000000 c0800000 which will
>test the RAM memory for you (assuming only internal RAM), add this after
>the memory initialisation.
>See etrax100boot --help for more info.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Arne Bockholdt [mailto:abockholdt@xxxxxxx.de]
>Sent: den 21 januari 2003 11:30
>To: dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com
>Subject: How to boot from serial port with Etrax MCM and etrax100_boot
>I just want to do some basic tests with out own MCM design, unfortunatly
>the network boot doesn't work, now I try to boot from serial port ttyS0
>with etrax100_boot.
>Is there any documentation / how-to for this program ? I've found the HTML
>in the doc directory, but it isn't very clear.I just want to boot a
>generic MCM kernel to test the functionality of the build in SD-RAM and
>flash. Any suggestions ? 
>Thank you in advance,
>	Arne Bockholdt
>Dipl. Inform. Arne Bockholdt
>REA Elektronik GmbH
>Teichwiesenstr. 1
>64367 Mühltal-Waschenbach
>Tel. +49 (0) 6154 / 638-115, Fax -195

Dipl. Inform. Arne Bockholdt
REA Elektronik GmbH
Teichwiesenstr. 1
64367 Mühltal-Waschenbach
Tel. +49 (0) 6154 / 638-115, Fax -195