[ECOS] Redboot initialize database error

Tales Toledo toledo.tales@gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 07:25:00 GMT 2007


On 6/28/07, Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com> wrote:
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> Tales Toledo wrote:
> > On 6/27/07, Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Don't top post :-(
> >
> > Sorry!
> >
> >> What do you see when you run 'fis list'?
> >
> > RedBoot> fis list
> > Name              FLASH addr  Mem addr    Length      Entry point
> > RedBoot           0x40000000  0x40000000  0x00030000  0x00000000
> > FIS directory     0x407F0000  0x407F0000  0x0000F000  0x00000000
> > RedBoot config    0x407FF000  0x407FF000  0x00001000  0x00000000
> >
> >> Did you verify that it wrote anything to your FLASH?
> >
> > It seems Ok to me.
> > Before any fconfig command I did a RAM fill command with 0xffffffff
> > pattern. You can see the dump here.
> >
> > RedBoot> dump -b 0x01ff0000 -l 0xff -4
> > 01FF0000: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0010: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0020: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0030: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0040: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0050: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0060: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0070: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0080: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF0090: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00A0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00B0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00C0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00D0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00E0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > 01FF00F0: FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
> > RedBoot> fconfig -i
> > Initialize non-volatile configuration - continue (y/n)? y
> > Run script at boot: false
> > Use BOOTP for network configuration: false
> > Gateway IP address: 0.0.0.0
> > Local IP address: 192.168.0.100
> > Local IP address mask: 255.255.255.0
> > Default server IP address: 192.168.0.1
> > DNS domain name: <Not a string: 0x1FE32F5>
> > DNS server IP address: 192.168.0.4
> > Network hardware address [MAC]: 0x7C:0x71:0x43:0xA6:0x7C:0x92
> > GDB connection port: 9000
> > Force console for special debug messages: false
> > Network debug at boot time: false
> > Update RedBoot non-volatile configuration - continue (y/n)? y
> > ... Erase from 0x407f0000-0x40800000: .
> > ... Program from 0x01ff0000-0x02000000 at 0x407f0000: .
> > RedBoot> dump -b 0x01ff0000 -l 0xff -4
> > 01FF0000: 52656442 6F6F7400 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0010: 40000000 40000000 00030000 00000000
> > 01FF0020: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0030: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0040: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0050: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0060: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF0090: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00A0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00B0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00C0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00D0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00E0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FF00F0: 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > RedBoot> dump -b 0x407f0000 -l 0xff -4
> > 407F0000: 52656442 6F6F7400 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0010: 40000000 40000000 00030000 00000000
> > 407F0020: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0030: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0040: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0050: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0060: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F0090: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00A0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00B0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00C0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00D0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00E0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407F00F0: 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > RedBoot> dump -b 0x1fff000 -l 0xff -4
> > 01FFF000: 00001000 0BADFACE 010C0100 626F6F74
> > 01FFF010: 5F736372 69707400 00000000 0411010C
> > 01FFF020: 626F6F74 5F736372 6970745F 64617461
> > 01FFF030: 00626F6F 745F7363 72697074 00000000
> > 01FFF040: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF050: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF060: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF090: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0A0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0B0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0C0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0D0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0E0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 01FFF0F0: 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > RedBoot> dump -b 0x407ff000 -l 0xff -4
> > 407FF000: 00001000 0BADFACE 010C0100 626F6F74
> > 407FF010: 5F736372 69707400 00000000 0411010C
> > 407FF020: 626F6F74 5F736372 6970745F 64617461
> > 407FF030: 00626F6F 745F7363 72697074 00000000
> > 407FF040: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF050: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF060: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF090: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0A0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0B0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0C0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0D0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0E0: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > 407FF0F0: 00000000 00000000 00000000
> > RedBoot>
> >
> > Any idea?
> > Seems it is writing something but I don't know if the dump results makes
> > sense.
>
> After you run the 'fconfig -i' command (before running
> any other), try this:
>   RedBoot> mcmp -s 0x1FFF000 -d 0x407FF000 -l 0x1000
> There should be no differences.  If there are, it may
> point you to why this is failing.

The result is the same. All configuration is copied to memory. I check
it with memory dump at specific locations and the writing process is
Ok but after issue a reset command at Redboot> the previous
configuration is lost... seems that flash has no persistence ?!

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