[U-Boot-Users] BDI2000-virgin board

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jun 23 13:30:39 CEST 2005

In message <20050623112246.89984.qmail at web90208.mail.scd.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> I need a help with BDI2000(MPC8266) --which i think almost everyone here use--, can BDI2000 treat with a virgin board? a not erased Flash?

Yes, it can, of course.

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> assume a flash all programmed with zero , so all the first 256 bytes of flash are zero , and if cpu reads these configuration bytes it will be set incorrectly, is such flash programable by BDI2000?

Yes,of course.

> (We developed a custom board. My flash should get FF for all bytes if erased. , I have a BDIPro and when I dump the flash, it's all zero ,it could not be erased nor programmed. what could I do, and what's my problem?)

If you are sure that you initialized the memory controller  correctly
it   sounds   like   a  hardware  problem  to  me.  Re-checking  your
initialization is probably a good idea, though.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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