Doesn't appear that FFUART is brought out on the 24pin but with the robostix serial being...nonfunctional...what to do? i've tried getting into the GUM> prompt on the robostix serial and no luck

On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Dave Hylands <> wrote:

On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 9:28 AM, zigzagjoe <> wrote:
> I surmised as much concerning the power, so i took the supply that feeds the
> robostix, stuck a 7805 on it, and then hooked that to the netwifi. seems to
> work fine..but i will perform the modification in the link provided.
> How should i disable FB though? I do have a functional buildroot(fresh off
> svn), however with serial console being nonfunctional and the gumstix never
> seeming to show up on the network, I'm not sure how exactly to go about it.
> I do have a flex cable, so perhaps i can solder serial wires(through the
> converter) to that and remove the robostix to put a new fs on.

The first thing to try is to see if you can get into u-boot. If you
can, then you can download a new rootfs/kernel via serial.

There is a 3 second window right at the start of booting where you can
press a key to drop into u-boot.

Dave Hylands
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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