[U-Boot-Users] Hi, I am new to U-Boot, how do I get started?
wd at denx.de
Wed Jan 21 22:35:34 CET 2004
In message <200401211917.36982.vidya_s at lgsoftindia.com> you wrote:
> I think we need to create our own board specific directory and cpu specific
> directory. Am i right?
As described in the README. A new cpu directory is only needed when
you add support for a new processor.
> As this uboot is command based, (if i am not wrong) those command parts remain
> unchanged right? I mean i dont have to do anything extra for the commands
> support? If i need to implement a Network boot i.e, NFS boot, what are the
You cannot boot over NFS - that would require TCP/IP and a lot more.
U-Boot can only use DHCP/BOOTP/TFTP for network booting.
> steps that i need to follow. If i do my processor specific ethernet setup in
> the cpu directory is that enough?
Of course you have to make sure that your network driver gets hooked
into the network routines.
> One more thing is if i want a serial boot (serial download), what are the
> steps i need to follow. Could you pls brief me out?
Just use the commands "loads" or "loadb".
> Are there any other directories that i need to modify other than the board and
Normally you don't need to do anything in a CPU specific directory.
Follow the instructions in the README.
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