[U-Boot-Users] Some basic issues about porting u-boot to a new platform
wd at denx.de
Fri Jul 2 09:09:07 CEST 2004
in message <20040702023840.24246.qmail at web15204.mail.bjs.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> 1. Generally, what kind tool is good for debugging the
> u-boot code? our platform is based on ARM
> archtechiture, so MultiICE is avaiable for us.
We at DENX use and recommend the Abatron BDI2000 - especially when
you also want to run and debug Linux later.
> 2. What is the minimal requirement for running the
> u-boot? CPU->SDRAM->serial port? After serail is ok,
> then we can add some printf stuff in the next
> developing code. Is that right?
Yes. And it is one of the design principles in U-Boot to enable the
serial console as early as possible for exactly that reason.
> P.S. Hi wolfgang, our system administrator check the
> ISP email server. He said it's IP was blocked by the
> sourceforge.net mailist server. Could you unblock it?
Sorry, I cannot to anything about this. Please contact the support
team at SF.
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