[ECOS] Very strange: fis create/write fail Err = 92

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Fri Nov 7 17:37:00 GMT 2003


On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 09:03, Xue weihua wrote:
> I use the command like "fis unlock -f 0x50040000 -l 0x100000".
> I think it is good.because it is work on some sectors.
> 
> Yes,I have problem when I do "fis init",it say "Warning: device contents 
> not erased, some blocks may not be usable".
> 

You only get this warning if you *don't* use the "-f" option (which
causes all blocks to be erased)

> maybe,my hw have problem,because it is new one.I have check it with our hw 
> engineer and he
> say he will help me check it.

It would be nice to find out what blocks work and which ones fail.
That might tell you if there is a hardware problem (and where).

> 
> 
> >From: Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
> >To: Xue weihua <snowweihua@msn.com>
> >CC: ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
> >Subject: Re: [ECOS] Very strange: fis create/write fail Err = 92
> >Date: 07 Nov 2003 07:39:58 -0700
> >
> >On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 23:20, Xue weihua wrote:
> > > Hi everyone:
> > >   I have meet a very strange problem on my Intel ixp422 board.
> > > Flash is Intel TE28F128J3C. After do "fis init ",it show like
> > > RedBoot> fis list
> > > Name              FLASH addr  Mem addr    Length      Entry point
> > > RedBoot           0x50000000  0x50000000  0x00040000  0x00000000
> > > RedBoot config    0x50FC0000  0x50FC0000  0x00001000  0x00000000
> > > FIS directory     0x50FE0000  0x50FE0000  0x00020000  0x00000000
> > >
> > > Then I can't use "fis create/write" to write flash.
> > >
> > > RedBoot> load -r -v -b 0x01008000 zImage
> > > Using default protocol (TFTP)
> > > -
> > > Raw file loaded 0x01008000-0x010bbad3, assumed entry at 0x01008000
> > > RedBoot> fis create kernel -b 0x01008000 -l 0x100000 -f 0x50040000
> > > ... Erase from 0x50040000-0x50140000: ........
> > > ... Program from 0x01008000-0x01108000 at 0x50040000: Err = 92
> > >
> > >
> > > Can't program region at 0x50040000: Error trying to program
> > >
> > > But I can use "fis create/write" on "RedBoot config" or "FIS 
> directory".
> > > so it means hw has no problem. I can write . but only write some 
> sectors.
> > > It seems these sectors have been done something on by initialize, but I
> > > don't
> > > know what it is . I have try "fis unlock " before "fis create/write", 
> it is
> > > no helpful.
> > >
> >
> >Did you actually unlock the pages that will be written during the
> >"fis create"?  What was the command that you used?
> >
> >What happens if you try this in some other region of the FLASH?
> >If you do "fis init -f" (to erase all of the FLASH) - does every
> >block get erased?
> >
> >Finally, there was a small change to the StrataFlash lock/unlock code
> >just last week.  If you've not tried it, maybe that will help.
> >
> >--
> >Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
> >MLB Associates
> >
> 
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