[ECOS] Intel Strata Flash TE28F128J3 Problem.

alfred hitch alfred.hitch@gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 08:26:00 GMT 2005


u are not making sense (to me atleast)
what do u have on ur boards and whats the issue have now ?
u haev 8 MB or 16 Mb of flash, and did u do changes in code, if yes, where >

Alfred

On Apr 4, 2005 3:33 AM, Annamalai Prakash <prakash@comodo.com> wrote:
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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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