[PATCH u-boot-marvell v3 38/39] doc/kwboot.1: Update man page
sr at denx.de
Fri Oct 1 08:31:00 CEST 2021
On 24.09.21 23:07, Marek Behún wrote:
> From: Marek Behún <marek.behun at nic.cz>
> Update man page for the kwboot utility.
> Signed-off-by: Marek Behún <marek.behun at nic.cz>
Reviewed-by: Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de>
> doc/kwboot.1 | 60 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------
> 1 file changed, 39 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/kwboot.1 b/doc/kwboot.1
> index 1e9ca268f7..acdea891d9 100644
> --- a/doc/kwboot.1
> +++ b/doc/kwboot.1
> @@ -1,21 +1,22 @@
> -.TH KWBOOT 1 "2012-05-19"
> +.TH KWBOOT 1 "2021-08-25"
> .SH NAME
> -kwboot \- Boot Marvell Kirkwood SoCs over a serial link.
> +kwboot \- Boot Marvell Kirkwood (and others 32-bit) SoCs over a serial link.
> .SH SYNOPSIS
> .B kwboot
> .RB [ "-b \fIimage\fP" ]
> -.RB [ "-p" ]
> .RB [ "-t" ]
> .RB [ "-B \fIbaudrate\fP" ]
> .RB \fITTY\fP
> .SH "DESCRIPTION"
> -The \fBmkimage\fP program boots boards based on Marvell's Kirkwood
> -platform over their integrated UART. Boot image files will typically
> +The \fBkwboot\fP program boots boards based on Marvell's 32-bit
> +platforms including Kirkwood, Dove, A370, AXP, A375, A38x
> +and A39x over their integrated UART. Boot image files will typically
> contain a second stage boot loader, such as U-Boot. The image file
> must conform to Marvell's BootROM firmware image format
> -(\fIkwbimage\fP), created using a tool such as \fBmkimage\fP.
> +(\fIkwbimage v0\fP or \fIv1\fP), created using a tool such as
> Following power-up or a system reset, system BootROM code polls the
> UART for a brief period of time, sensing a handshake message which
> @@ -36,25 +37,23 @@ by the second-stage loader.
> Handshake; then upload file \fIimage\fP over \fITTY\fP.
> Note that for the encapsulated boot code to be executed, \fIimage\fP
> -must be of type "UART boot" (0x69). Boot images of different types,
> -such as backup images of vendor firmware downloaded from flash memory
> -(type 0x8B), will not work (or not as expected). See \fB-p\fP for a
> +must be of type "UART boot" (0x69). The \fBkwboot\fP program changes
> +this type automatically, unless the \fIimage\fP is signed, in which
> +case it cannot be changed.
> This mode writes handshake status and upload progress indication to
> +stdout. It is possible that \fIimage\fP contains an optional binary
> +code in it's header which may also print some output via UART (for
> +example U-Boot SPL does this). In such a case, this output is also
> +written to stdout after the header is sent.
> .BI "\-p"
> -In combination with \fB-b\fP, patches the header in \fIimage\fP prior
> -to upload, to "UART boot" type.
> +Obsolete. Does nothing.
> -This option attempts on-the-fly conversion of some none-UART image
> -types, such as images which were originally formatted to be stored in
> -flash memory.
> -Conversion is performed in memory. The contents of \fIimage\fP will
> -not be altered.
> +In the past, when this option was used, the program patched the header
> +in the image prior upload, to "UART boot" type. This is now done by
> .BI "\-t"
> @@ -65,11 +64,26 @@ If used in combination with \fB-b\fP, terminal mode is entered
> immediately following a successful image upload.
> If standard I/O streams connect to a console, this mode will terminate
> -after receiving 'ctrl-\\' followed by 'c' from console input.
> +after receiving \fBctrl-\e\fP followed by \fBc\fP from console input.
> .BI "\-B \fIbaudrate\fP"
> -Adjust the baud rate on \fITTY\fP. Default rate is 115200.
> +If used in combination with \fB-b\fP, inject into the image header
> +code that changes baud rate to \fIbaudrate\fP after uploading image
> +header, and code that changes the baud rate back to the default
> +(115200 Bd) before executing payload, and also adjust the baud rate
> +on \fITTY\fP correspondingly. This can make the upload significantly
> +If used in combination with \fB-t\fP, adjust the baud rate to
> +\fIbaudrate\fP on \fITTY\fP before starting terminal.
> +If both \fB-b\fP and \fB-t\fP are used, the baud rate is changed
> +back to 115200 after the upload.
> +Tested values for \fIbaudrate\fP for Armada 38x include: 115200,
> +230400, 460800, 500000, 576000, 921600, 1000000, 1152000, 1500000,
> +2000000, 2500000, 3125000, 4000000 and 5200000.
> .SH "SEE ALSO"
> @@ -82,3 +96,7 @@ Daniel Stodden <daniel.stodden at gmail.com>
> Luka Perkov <luka at openwrt.org>
> David Purdy <david.c.purdy at gmail.com>
> +Pali Rohár <pali at kernel.org>
> +Marek Behún <marek.behun at nic.cz>
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