[Arm-netbook] a10 eoma68 cpu card bring-up
joem at martindale-electric.co.uk
Wed May 15 11:16:00 BST 2013
On Wed, 2013-05-15 at 00:47 +0100, luke.leighton wrote:
> just a quick update: thanks to henrik's help not only do we have a
> successful miniroot board bring-up but also henrik has worked out how
> to boot A10 devices over USB-FEL *without* requiring proprietary
> programs like livesuite or phoenixtool.
> basically, there's now a fel-boot.bin which is tiny and initialises
> DRAM (you need u-boot headers and to modify dram.c for a target board
> at the moment), so you load that up and execute it; then you load
> u-boot, then errr... execute it. err.... that's it.
> so, big thank you to henrik because livesuite was completely useless
> and my a10 eoma68 sample looked completely dead: it wasn't, it was
> just livesuite.
You manage to thread a fine needle through all the hardware and
software, issue after issue, step by step, until you have finally a
bootable EOMA. :)
The rest as they say is just going to be history. :)
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