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Re: where can you retain original kernel image installed
I connected the devboard with my linux PC via a serial cable.
In the axis/devboard_82 directory I execute . ./init_env.
I hold down the network boot button press and release the reset
(as I press the reset the lcd light goes off and release goes on)
I execute the ./ktest in the axis/devboard_82 directory.
This what prints exactly while still holding the boot button:
Using internal boot loader: INTERNAL_NW - Network boot (default).
Start booting. . .
It stays like this for a long time. I quit by pressing ctrl+z and it
I the termnal program there is nothing displayed.
>>> "Johan Adolfsson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2004/05/12 12:04:11
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kiran Rama" <RamaK@xxxxxxx.za>
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 3:55 PM
Subject: Re: where can you retain original kernel image installed
> Yes, I do have all the product images as well the ktest and flashit
> scripts. The board is
> put into network boot mode (it prints in shell prompt) it's in
What is printed where?
There is nothing that tells you if the devboard is in networkboot mode
unless the ktest ( boot_linux -i kimage ) or flashit (boot_linux -f
succeds and you get the debugoutput from them and the LED is lit on
> I have also executed init_env and ktest script.
> Why isn't the new image uncompress in RAM so that you can view and
> the new kernel?
> I think that suppose to happen?
> But nothing happens at all.
My guess is that the board is not in network boot mode or that the
network connection between the PC and the devboard is not ok.
Please explain what you do in detail:
* how it is connected,
* what buttons are pressed,
* what commands you type and what output you get.
What should work is:
* Connect the devboard an the Linux PC to the same hub.
* Hold the network boot button on the devboard while pressing and
* Type ./ktest or boot_linux -i kimage on the Linux PC.
The LED on the devboard should light and depending on the version of
you use debug outputs will come on the shell terminal from ktest or
from the serial terminal connected to devboard.
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