robertcnelson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 13:58:44 UTC 2010
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Dave Martin <dave.martin at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Dave Martin <dave.martin at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at linaro.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010, Dave Martin wrote:
>>>> As far as I can make out, the partition must be an exact number of
>>>> "cylinders", must have enough sectors for a FAT32 filesystem and must
>>>> start at sector 63. This gives a minumum size is 5 cylinders (80262
>>>> sectors), which seems to work OK.
>>>> Anything else causes the ROM to print out the characters "60" and
>>>> halt, at least on my board.
>>> Is this the ROM or x-loader?
>> No X-Loader banner (or anything else) is printed before the "60", so
>> I'm assuming it's the ROM.
>>> What's your board again? if beagle, are you pressing the user button?
> Note, I've been playing with *xM* A2, not Beagle A2.
> Is MLO the same thing as X-loader?
> Interestingly, holding down the user button when there is no boot
> sector at sector 63, causes just "60" to be printed out instead of the
> X-loader banner and "empty boot sector" mesages.
On the "xM A2" holding down the user button just forces u-boot to use
'user.scr' vs 'boot.scr' it doesn't change anything related to the
bootrom/x-load sequence as mmc is default on those boards.
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