[U-Boot-Users] Help U-boot without dhcp,bootp
wd at denx.de
Wed May 26 19:21:05 CEST 2004
In message <1085564451.4870.12.camel at Gargouille.comodoindia> you wrote:
> I m very newbie to U-boot. I installed U-boot 1.1.1 in my King
> canyon Board (Intel's ixp425 Processor). I can able to see the
> The help list displays only loadb,loads downloding commands. I
> dont know how to download the Linux kernel from my PC to Board. But In
> U-boot's Online manual deals booting the board via BOOTP, DHCP.Those
> options (bootp,dhcp,rarpboot,tftpboot) are not available in my
This is to be expected - the board config file explicitely disables
the CFG_CMD_NET option.
> Tell me what should i do to get the above options and how to
Enable the CFG_CMD_NET in your definition of CONFIG_COMMANDS. But be
prepared that there might be a reason for this option to be turned
off - like missing driver support or so.
> download my kernel,ram disk to my board ?. Is it possible to convert my
> zImage into BIN format... (I think .srec format occupies more memory
You can download your image as .srec (using the loads command) or as
binary file (using the loadb command) as you like - on the target
boith images will be identical; it's just that the S-Record download
is much slower.
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