[ECOS] Intel Strata Flash TE28F128J3 Problem.

Mark Salter msalter@redhat.com
Mon Apr 4 12:27:00 GMT 2005


On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 11:32 +0530, Annamalai Prakash 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.

>                  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

a2 indicates that the flash block is locked, I believe. The J3 flash
parts will default to locked blocks after reset. Try:

   RedBoot> fis unlock -f 0x50000000 -l 0x800000

to unlock all of the flash blocks before proceeding with other
flash ops.

--Mark



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