[ECOS] Installing ECOS on IPAQ: Reflash Problem

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Wed Oct 1 12:03:00 GMT 2003


On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 04:38, Leo McManus wrote:
> Have written the parrot boot file to flashmem 0 , but what is the memory offset
> for memory block 1. When I do the detectflash it reports:
>       Number of Erase Block Regions within device: 1
> and:
>         Erase Block Region Information:
>                 Region 0:
>                         Erase Block Size: 131072 B (128 KiB)
>                         Number of Erase Blocks: 64
> 
> The parrot.bin is 262K and the redboot_ROM.bin is 168k, but I need to
> install/erase on a  block address, but what is it?
> 

RedBoot gets installed at offset 0x40000 (256K).  I'm not sure if you 
have a way to flash that directly or not.  Otherwise, you may have to
load up Win/CE and install it by "normal" means.

> Thanks
> 
> Leo
> 
> 
> 
>  --- Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com> wrote: > On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 01:19, Leo
> McManus wrote:
> > > I have an IPAQ 3660. I have a JTAG controller connected.
> > > 
> > > If I reflash the flash memory 0 with redboot_ROM.bin (downloaded from
> > > http://sources.redhat.com/ecos/boards/redbootbins/ipaq/) it does not boot,
> > > nothing on the screen and no serial port comms.
> > > 
> > > Do I need to split up this file or load it into a different address or is
> > there
> > > another file that needs to be flashed or loaded into ram?
> > > 
> > 
> > Actually, that file is designed to go in the second FLASH block.
> > The first FLASH block should contain the original Compact "Parrot" 
> > loader.  Do you still have a copy of that?
> > 
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> > Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
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