[ECOS] Installing ECOS on IPAQ: Reflash Problem
Thu Oct 9 09:41:00 GMT 2003
Successful: Loaded the Handhelds Bootloader and then sent the redboot_ROM.bin
file using ymodem to the 0x40000 address.
NOTE: I have the WinCE files I took off the IPAQ, but don't have Windowz
presently so couldn't use the way described in the Ecos reference document for
doing the install.
--- Gary Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 04:38, Leo
> > Have written the parrot boot file to flashmem 0 , but what is the memory
> > 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 <email@example.com> wrote: > On Tue, 2003-09-30 at 01:19,
> > 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
> > > > 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
> > > 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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