[ECOS] Issue in boot script

G.Muruganandam gmuruga@gdatech.com
Tue Oct 7 19:00:00 GMT 2003


Could someone help me to resolve the bootscript issue on the IXP platform?

Thanks in advance.
G.Muruganandam



>Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 12:52:53 -0700
>To: Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
>From: "G.Muruganandam" <gmuruga@gdatech.com>
>Subject: Re: [ECOS] Issue in boot script
>Cc: eCos Discussion <ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com>
>
>Hi Gary,
>
>Even though the the time displayed in seconds shows 100 ( looks like, it 
>is multiplied by 10) .
>
>So it is effectively waiting for 10 seconds only before displaying the 
>redboot prompt. I did verify
>elapsed time using the system clock.
>
>Here is the screen shot.
>
>
>SDRAM(768M): 0x00000000 - 0x30000000, 0x00200000 - 0x2ffdf000 available
>SRAM Channel 0(16M): 0x80000000 - 0x81000000
>SRAM Channel 1(16M): 0x90000000 - 0x91000000
>SRAM Channel 2(16M): 0xa0000000 - 0xa1000000
>SRAM Channel 3(16M): 0xb0000000 - 0xb1000000
>FLASH(16M): 0xc4000000 - 0xc5000000, 128 blocks of 0x00020000 bytes each.
>CPLD Rev. is 9.4
>== Executing boot script in 100.000 seconds - enter ^C to abort
>RedBoot_2800>
>
>Thanks
>G.Muruganandam
>
>
>At 01:30 PM 10/3/2003 -0600, Gary Thomas wrote:
>>On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 13:30, G.Muruganandam wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I am working on the IXP2xxx platform to boot linux using the boot script.
>> >
>> > The linux image is in the flash.
>> > I am able to use the following command at the redboot prompt to boot
>> > the linux. Its working fine.
>> >
>> > Redboot> fis load zImage
>> > Redboot>exec 0x10008000
>> >
>> >
>> > But when I include the same command under the boot script and allows 
>> the system
>> > to boot using the script, it is not working. I could see the system 
>> waiting
>> > for the Ctrl +c
>> > from user to abort the booting. But it is not reading the boot script and
>> > executing it .
>> >
>> > I can see the boot script residing in the flash using the following 
>> command.
>> >
>> > RedBoot> fconfig -li
>> > Run script at boot: true
>> > Boot script:
>> > .. fis load zImage
>> > .. exec 0x10008000
>> >
>> > Boot script timeout (1000ms resolution): 100
>> > Use BOOTP for network configuration: true
>> > GDB connection port: 9000
>> > Network debug at boot time: false
>> > RedBoot>
>> >
>> >
>> > Please let me know  what I am missing and do let me know if you need more
>> > details.
>> >
>>
>>How long did you wait?  You've told it not to run the script until
>>*100* seconds have passed :-), so unless you waited for nearly two
>>minutes, you won't see the script execute.
>>
>>This value (Boot script timeout) is typically something like 5 seconds.
>>
>>
>>--
>>Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
>>MLB Associates


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