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From: Iain Scott <ISCOTT@altera.com> - 2003-03-25 17:01:22
I'm not sure what your specific problem is, but you'd probably be happier in
the long run if you either load the kernel over ethernet or directly from
flash. For ethernet you can use the tftpboot command. To load directly from
mkimage -A arm -O linux -T kernel -C none -a 0xa00000 -e 0xa00000 -n linux
-d arch/arm/boot/zImage zImage.bin
arm-linux-objcopy -I binary -O ihex --change-address=0x30000 zImage.bin
and then program this into the board using the flash programmer:
exc_flash_programmer -f -p -v zImage.hex
and then use:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Sorio [mailto:a.sorio@...]
> Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 10:12 AM
> To: armboot-users@...
> Subject: [ARMboot-users] Excalibur epxa1 help!
> I just received my epxa1 kit.
> I installed altera armboot version 1.0.1.
> Now, I would like to compile an arm kernel and boot it with armboot.
> I downloaded linux 2.4.19 and patched it with patch-2.4.19-rmk7.gz.
> I done this steps:
> make epxa1db_config
> make clean
> make dep
> make zImage
> (with vmlinux image found in linux/arch/arm/boot/compressed dir
> and with mkimage in armboot tool dir)
> mkimage -n 'test' -A arm -O linux -T kernel -C none -a a00000 -e
> a00000 -d vmlinux vmlinux.test
> arm-linux-objcopy -I binary -O srec vmlinux.test vmlinux.srec
> I uploaded the vmlinux.srec file on epxa1 kit
> > loads 01000000
> > bootm 01000000
> the crc is ok, the file is unzipped but the board restart!!
> I'm not able to find my mistake.
> Thank you in advance
> My tool chain is:
> gcc : 2.95.2
> binutils: 2.11.2
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