[E3-hacking] E3 u-boot & Linux

Mark Underwood basicmark at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 22 19:21:35 GMT 2006

--- Jonathan McDowell <noodles at earth.li> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 10:53:54PM +0000, Mark Underwood wrote:
> > I have managed to not only get u-boot running (now with u-boot setting
> > up the UART baud rate) but have also managed to get a 2.6.15 kernel
> > with omap patchs to boot :-). I'm still having a problem getting the
> > startup scripts to give me a login, but once I've fixed that problem I
> > will make my modifications to u-boot and the kernel available (need to
> > find somewhere to put them first) and then start working on getting
> > USB up and running (the probe of the OHCI is failing for some reason).
> This rocks, btw. Works fine on my E3 and I've been fiddling with the
> kernel a little.
> I registered the MACH_AMS_DELTA type a while back with the ARM guys, so
> have added this to your patch and started trying to get some support for
> the flash devices in; I've got the NOR being detected, but it's non CFI
> compatible so I can't actually get mtd to talk to it.
> I'd really like to get the NAND up and running; I think it's hanging off
> what Amstrad call latch2? 0xEC000000?
> Anyway, my minor patch to use the proper Delta machine type is at:
> http://the.earth.li/pub/e3/delta-20060222.diff
> You'll need to patch u-boot to use a machine type of 862 as well
> obvious, otherwise the kernel won't boot.
> J.

That's great. Once I get the LCD up and running (almost there I think (famous last words ;-)) I'll
merge my changes with yours and create another diff.

Martin is trying to track down the shell problem and has found that if you configure busybox to
statically link it works.


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