From: Wolfgang Denk <wd@de...> - 2005-09-26 10:57:59
In message <000801c5c27d$021888b0$c711320a@...> you wrote:
> i have to port a linux/uClinux on Altera Excalibur EPXA1F484C1 Board.
Are you sure you have to port it? Check for existing ports first!
> i got the ARMBoot source code from http://armboot.sourceforge.net/
Forget it. ARMBoot is a dead project. It has been discontinued years
ago. Please use the successor, U-Boot, instead.
> now i put the armboot.hex into flash using flash programmer.
This depends on which formats are supported by your flash programmer.
> after copying into flash, an armboot prompt will come, which is useful =
> for porting linux/uClinux on to the flash.
No, it's not useful for porting, but you will need a boot laoder to
> 1. first you check i am wrong with any step.
Don't use ARMboot. Use U-Boot instead.
> 2. how to get the armboot prompt.
Assuming there is a working poort of U-Boot: download, install, run.
See the manual at http://www.denx.de/twiki/bin/view/DULG/Manual
> 3. any further guidance regarding porting a linux on the alter
> excalibur epxa1 board.
Off topic here. Please see the ARM linux mailinglist.
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