Re: d-i for wheezy on a Dreamplug, docs/recommended practice?
On Tue, 2013-04-09 at 11:07 -0400, Eric Cooper wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 08:12:35AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-03-22 at 19:42 +0100, Martin Lucina wrote:
> > > There is another method which is not mentioned anywhere(!!) which I use and
> > > is 100% reliable, namely booting over UART using kwuartboot , loading
> > > the new image also over UART using e.g. kermit and then flashing it. Would
> > > it be worthwhile to document this somewhere? If so, where? Obviously this
> > > only works for people with the JTAG unit/some other compatible UART level
> > > converter.
> > That is pretty neat, is it "just" driving the u-boot command line in an
> > expect(1) like manner to start a kermit transfer or is it doing
> > something clever?
> The Kirkwood SoC boots directly from the UART rather than flash if it
> sees the right magic pattern during startup. A good overview is here:
Thanks, that counts as "something clever" in my book ;-)