[U-Boot-Users] U-Boot port to a new AT91RM9200 board

Stefan Roese sr at denx.de
Fri May 26 21:49:48 CEST 2006

Hi Guido,

On Friday 26 May 2006 20:32, Guido Classen wrote:
> Our board is designed for outdoor usage, so it is not handy to do software
> updates using a laptop computer. The good support of USB-storage devices
> was one reason for us to choose u-boot. Updating flash images works well
> with USB Flash memory sticks. But it must be triggered by entering U-Boot
> commands.  Is there a way to redirect U-Boot's STDIN to a file on VFAT
> medium in terms of getting a real disk shell script facility? I've read
> README.console but there is now word about FAT files? I think in
> combination with the hush shell this would be a very powerful way to do all
> kind of updates and complex boot sequences.  Sorry if I have overseen
> something and this feature is already present in U-Boot.

If I understand you correctly, you would like to have an automatic update when 
a specific USB stick is connected to your board. Right? If yes, then take a 
look at the file "board/esd/common/auto_update.c". Could be helpful for you.

Best regards,

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