[ECOS] Intel Strata Flash TE28F128J3 Problem.

Annamalai Prakash prakash@comodo.com
Mon Apr 4 07:32:00 GMT 2005


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On Monday 04 April 2005 12:46 pm, alfred hitch wrote:
> Hi,
> If I am not wrong ..
> IXP425 based boards can have only 16Mb per chip select on expansion bus .
> which would mean u have 256 MB on different chip selects ??

   Thanks for your kind attention...I agree that Ixp425 based boards
supports Maximum of 16MBytes Flash  chips. I am sorry, i have mistyped it
(thats for my SDRAM configruation 256Mbits)  .... My board has only 8MByte
Flash.


> Could that be the reason and how / what did you change to make this
> 256 instead of standard 16 MB which comes on IXdp425 boards (wasnt it
> ,, dont remember)
>
> Cheers,
> Alfred
>


> On Apr 4, 2005 2:02 AM, Annamalai Prakash <prakash@comodo.com> wrote:
> > Hi ,
> >
> >               I wanted to bring up redboot with Intel's TE28F128J3C150
> > (256Mb) in my ixdp425 Board (ixp425 Xscale processor). I am using Intel
> > Strata Flash driver which is integreated with ecos.  I am getting for
> > Following output while board powerup/reset.
> >
> > +FLASH configuration checksum error or invalid key
> > No network interfaces found
> >
> > RedBoot(tm) bootstrap and debug environment [ROM]
> > Red Hat certified release, version 1.92 - built 14:54:46, Dec 30 2004
> >
> > Platform: Interface Masters Kings Canyon 3 Board (XScale)
> > Copyright (C) 2000, 2001, 2002, Red Hat, Inc.
> >
> > RAM: 0x00000000-0x04000000, 0x0006b090-0x01fd1000 available
> > FLASH: 0x50000000 - 0x51000000, 128 blocks of 0x00020000 bytes each.
> > RedBoot>
> >
> >                  PROBLEM is, After getting this Prompt, i am unable to
> > initialize the flash by "fis init -f". The output is pasted below.
> >
> > RedBoot> fis init -f
> > About to initialize [format] FLASH image system - continue (y/n)? y
> > *** Initialize FLASH Image System
> > ... Erase from 0x50040000-0x50fc0000: ..............................Err =
> > a2
> >
> >    initialization failed 0x50400000: Error trying to erase
> > ... Erase from 0x50fe0000-0x50fe0000:
> > ... Erase from 0x51000000-0x51000000:
> > ... Unlock from 0x50fe0000-0x51000000: .
> > ... Erase from 0x50fe0000-0x51000000: .
> > ... Program from 0x01fdf000-0x01fff000 at 0x50fe0000: Err = 92
> >
> > Error writing FIS directory at 0x50fe0000: Error trying to program
> > ... Lock from 0x50fe0000-0x51000000: .
> >
> >                       I have tried to use "fc -i", It also giving the
> > problem while programming.
> >
> > RedBoot> fc -i
> > Initialize non-volatile configuration - continue (y/n)? y
> > Run script at boot: false
> > Use BOOTP for network configuration: true
> > Console baud rate: 115200
> > DNS server IP address:
> > GDB connection port: 9000
> > Force console for special debug messages: false
> > Network debug at boot time: false
> > Default network device: i82559_eth0
> > Network hardware address [MAC] for NPE eth0:
> > 0x00:0x00:0x84:0x18:0x50:0x02 Network hardware address [MAC] for NPE
> > eth1: 0x00:0x00:0x84:0x40:0x50:0x02 Update RedBoot non-volatile
> > configuration - continue (y/n)? y
> > ... Unlock from 0x50fc0000-0x50fc1000: .
> > ... Erase from 0x50fc0000-0x50fc1000: .
> > ... Program from 0x01fd2000-0x01fd3000 at 0x50fc0000: Err = 92
> >
> > Error writing config data at 0x50fc0000: Error trying to program
> > ... Lock from 0x50fc0000-0x50fc1000: .
> >
> >                       Any Input regarding this problem will be
> > appreciated ...
> >
> > Thanks & Regards
> > K.Annamalai Prakash
> >
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