[coreboot] A-trend ATC-6240 - sorry for late
uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Wed May 21 15:34:27 CEST 2008
Oops, forgot attachment.
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 03:14:08PM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> thanks for the information.
> Please try the attached patch for your board, it should at least print
> something on the serial console and might even boot to a Linux login
> prompt if you insert 64 MB (or more?) into the first RAM slot.
> Apply it with:
> $ patch -p0 < v2_atrend_atc_6240.patch
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 05:37:51AM +0000, shadow . wrote:
> > Do you have a null-modem cable for debugging and a spare ROM chip you
> > can use for testing coreboot?
> > i have an old RS-232 serial convertor cabel modem (25-pin to 9-pin) use it for my
> > external modem, can i use it , if can not i will buy one .
> Hm, dunno, see here for a picture of a null-modem cable:
> Basically you want to connect COM1 (or COM2) on the target PC to
> COM1 (or COM2) on another PC. You can test your cable by using a
> terminal program such as minicom on both sides.
> The settings are 115200 BAUD, 8 bits, no parity, 1 stop bit.
> > yes i have spare ROM chip .
> Great. Please try to read your original chip's contents first with
> $ flashrom -r orig.dd
> Then, hot-swap the chips (i.e. insert the empty one), and try to flash
> your original BIOS image onto it:
> $ flashrom -wv orig.dd
> If it says VERIFIED, things look ok. Then, try to power-off the machine
> and restart it with this newly written chip. If that works (i.e. the
> chip now contains a working and tested copy of your original BIOS)
> you're fine.
> Store away one of the chips somewhere safe now, in order to have a
> backup when something goes wrong.
> For building a coreboot image of your board, first build a payload
> (usually you want FILO to boot from disk).
> $ cd coreboot-v2/targets
> $ ./buildtarget a-trend/atc-6240
> $ cd a-trend/atc-6240/atc-6240
> $ cp ~/filo.elf payload.elf
> $ make
> The coreboot.rom file is your new image which you can flash with
> HTH, Uwe.
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