[Gta04-owner] u-boot problems

Benjamin Deering ben_deering at swissmail.org
Thu Jun 26 13:22:12 CEST 2014


On 06/26/2014 12:59 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>
> Please never try to flash u-boot from the kernel. The boot system and the kernel use different (and incompatible) ECC formats for nand flash.
>
>> My gta04 is now just showing a black screen.  I do see 'Das U-Boot' if I boot while connected to USB, so I dont think I broke any hardware.
>>
>> Am I correct that I need to load u-boot over serial now?
> Not necessarily.
>
> Please boot/power on the hw-validation SD card with the AUX/User button pressed. This should force the Boot ROM to read everything from the SD card.
>
Thanks!  Something must have gone wrong with the SD card.  I flashed 
another one and everything is well now.  I have ordered the cable anyway 
since it could be handy for kernel development, etc.

Ben



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