[meta-freescale] trying to boot a bitbaked image in various ways

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Mon May 20 19:25:17 PDT 2013

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 11:18 PM, Eric Nelson <
eric.nelson at boundarydevices.com> wrote:

> Thanks Otavio,
> On 05/20/2013 07:07 PM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Thanassis Silis <djnass_18 at hotmail.com
>> <mailto:djnass_18 at hotmail.com>**> wrote:
>>     Hi there,
>>     thank you for the reply.
>>     well, considering (2) below, I have already 'dd' the .sdcard image.
>>     but the boot fails. I think the 2009.08 uboot image looks for a
>>     couple of files in the root folder of the target fs. The questions
>>     is though, how does one use this u-boot.imx image that has been
>>     bitbaked?
>> Checking by it in Google lead me to
>> http://boundarydevices.com/i-**mx-6dq-u-boot-updates/<http://boundarydevices.com/i-mx-6dq-u-boot-updates/>so I think you can
>> take a look there and upgrade it.
> The Yocto image also has an upgrade script (6x_upgrade) which can be
> run from the U-Boot prompt through the 'upgradeu' command:
>         U-Boot > run upgradeu
> The next question I'd ask is "why are you upgrading"? There are
> some valid reasons, especially if you're running something that
> pre-dates 2013-02-12, but I wouldn't make a practice of doing it
> during each Yocto release.
> We expect relatively infrequent updates to the boot loader,
> and everything that's shipped in the past few months should
> be adequate for most uses.
> We do have some updates for boot speed upcoming (which enable
> cache), but those haven't been pushed to the meta-freescale
> project.
> If you're running on a Solo or Dual-Lite processor, you'll also
> risk bricking your board. We haven't put any instructions into
> Yocto to differentiate between the models, and it probably
> doesn't belong in this project.

I will try to think how to support this; I'd like to avoid a machine
definition just for it.

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