[ECOS] eCos bring up on OMAP3530 (Cortex-A8)

Rutger Hofman rutger@cs.vu.nl
Wed May 27 12:19:00 GMT 2009


Nick Garnett wrote:
> vivin uthappa <vivinuthappa@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> Hello Nick,
>>
>>     The OMAP3 EVM board that we use here comes with U-Boot installed.
>> To get the eCos kernel image running on the target board is it
>> necessary that the bootloader has to be RedBoot? If the answer is "no"
>> then is there anything we need to watch out for while using U-Boot
>> instead of RedBoot to bootup eCos?
> 
> Generally we would replace U-Boot with RedBoot in order to bring up a
> board. I have no experience of getting eCos to boot from U-Boot, maybe
> others do.

I boot u-boot on my BlackFin BF548 EZ-Kit, then boot my eCos application 
from u-boot without any problems.

Rutger

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