[U-Boot-Users] U-boot on MBX860-002

Chuck Meade chuckmeade at mindspring.com
Tue Apr 27 22:09:16 CEST 2004

> Hi,
> I've got an older Motorola MBX board "MBX860-002" (assembly number
> 01-W3269F02C) which I'd like to use for U-Boot/Linux.
> Building U-Boot with a powerpc-860-linux-gnu-gcc (3.3.2) was
> successfully (except the examples directory).
> Unfortunately, the MBX board gives only some crude characters via serial
> console (9600 8n1) after booting u-boot from flash. At least there is
> some reaction on characters sent via RS232.
> Currently I've no BDM debugger available, so it's not to easy to debug
> this ;-)
> Was anybody out there successful in running U-Boot on a MBX board? Any
> hint?
> So far, I tried to adjust the clock speed from 50MHz to 40MHz in
> include/configs/MBX.h (see below), but without success (nothing seems to
> have changed).
> Any ideas are welcome.
> Regards
> 	Herbert.

Hi Herbert, yes this has been done before.  Check the archives for both
this list and the archives for U-Boot's predecessor, ppcboot.  Or just 
google for mbx860 and ppcboot and you will find it.


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