[U-Boot-Users] Having trouble programming u-boot to MPC8560ADS board

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 4 11:37:39 CEST 2004

In message < at qcmail1.qualcomm.com> you wrote:
> 	I hope this is the right forum to ask this question. I recently received 
> the rev A board from Motorola with u-boot and Linux on it and everything is 
> nice. But I need to run Montavista linux on it, so I configure u-boot to 
> BOOTP and tftp a kernel from them. This works partially fine, I can telnet 
> into the machine but there is no console on serial. So I was asked to put a 

Maybe your kernel is misconfigured? Did  you  try  passing  something
like "console=ttyS0,$(baudrate)" on the command line?

> u-boot binary from Montavista  onto the board.

If everything else is working this seems a bogus advice to me.

> 	I am using BDI2000 to program the flash but am running into difficulty. 
> The config file I have is from Abatron and I haven't modified any Jumpers 
> or switches on the board. When I program the flash with u-boot, BDI says it 
> was successful, but the data read from the flash is incorrect. The data has 
> the first, third, and the eighth bits of a 32 bit word high all the time. 
> So a 0x00000000 is seen as 0xa1000000 and a 0x12345678 as 0xb3345678.

Now this looks like a hardware problem to me.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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