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Re: Help with Redboot
- From: Martin Hoffmann <m8ddin at googlemail dot com>
- To: ecos-discuss at ecos dot sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 15:27:07 +0100
- Subject: Re: [ECOS] Help with Redboot
- References: <500CB530-F45C-49F9-A4F3-288E00D3A21E@googlemail.com>
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> Von: Martin Hoffmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Datum: 3. Januar 2011 14:57:06 MEZ
> An: email@example.com
> Betreff: Re: [ECOS] Help with Redboot
> Hi Manohar.
> You don't need to port anything. The x86 port works perfectly with the Atom.
> If the BIOS of the board can boot from usb, you can boot GRUB from an usb stick and then let GRUB
> start a redboot image located on the stick. This works perfect for me.
> Standard serial ports also work out of the box.
> I found the hint here: http://www.cygwin.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2007-05/msg00045.html
> What interests me: What Atom board do have exactly? Does it offer a JTAG connector?
> Am 03.01.2011 um 14:44 schrieb Michael Bergandi:
>>> I want to port redboot on Atom D510 development board and I have tried a lot of ways, including some methods which were given in the mailing list but was not successful. Most of the methods given in the mailing list use floppy drive to port redboot on their boards, but unfortunately, the board which I am working on doesn't have floppy drive and has USB ports.
>>> Can any one please guide me in this regard? I have Intel Atom D510 development board with USB ports and no floopy.and I want to port redboot on it so that I can communicate with a serial port and run programs on the board.
>>> Thank you,
>> It sounds to me like you are trying to load Redboot, not port it. I'm
>> not sure which one you mean for sure, but if you actually want to do
>> port Redboot to ecos, the you should have a look at the Porting Guide
>> in the docs:
>> Since the Atom processor implements Intel's IA-32 instruction set, it
>> is an x86 platform and eCos/Redboot should need minimal porting effort
>> to get running, depending on how many peripherals you need on your
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