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2006R1 u-boot_1.1.3 Release

March 25th 2006

Development Environment

  • Tool chain: 3.x Blackfin Toolchain (2006R1 Release (March 25th 2006))
  • Host platform: Suse 9.3
  • Target board:
    • ADDS-BF533 STAMP REV 1.2
    • ADDS-BF537 STAMP REV 1.3
    • ADSP-BF561 EZ-KIT LITE REV 1.3

Deliverables

  1. u-boot_1.1.3.tar.bz2
    • source files
  2. u-boot_stamp533.bin
    • u-boot binary for bf533 stamp board that can be programmed into flash
  3. u-boot_stamp533.hex.gz
    • u-boot_1.1.3 hex file to be used to program bf533 stamp board
  4. u-boot_stamp537.bin
    • u-boot binary for bf537 stamp board that can be programmed into flash
  5. u-boot_stamp537.hex.gz
    • u-boot_1.1.3 hex file to be used to program bf537 stamp board
  6. u-boot_ezkit561.bin
    • u-boot binary for bf537 stamp board that can be programmed into flash
  7. u-boot_ezkit561.hex.gz
    • u-boot_1.1.3 hex file to be used to program bf537 stamp board
  8. BF533-Stamp.dxe
    • VDSP flash driver for stamp board (unsupported)
  9. BF533_Stamp.zip
    • Source code for VDSP stamp flash driver (unsupported)
  10. M25P64.dxe
    • VDSP flash driver for SPI flash M25P64 on the STAMP533 and STAMP537 board (unsupported)
  11. M25P64.zip
    • Source code for VDSP M25P64 flash driver (unsupported)
  12. uboot-test-all-bf533-05R4.tar.gz
    • uboot test script for BF533 stamp board
  13. uboot-test-all-bf537-05R4.tar.gz
    • uboot test script for BF537 stamp board
  14. uboot-test-all-bf561-05R4.tar.gz
    • uboot test script for BF561 ezkit board
  15. uboot_test_results_2005R4.tar.gz
    • uboot test results

Improvements and Changes

  1. Allow booting from LDR format files, This is only a feature of the BF537 BootROM, and can not be supported on other devices.
  2. Add the NAND flash driver support. The doc is here: using_nand_flash_with_u-boot_and_linux_kernel
  3. Add the CF flash card support. The doc is here: using_cf_flash_card_disk_with_u-boot_and_linux_kernel

Known Issues

  • 1016- M25P64 serial bugs
  • 992 - Go command can't run u-boot.bin binary on bf561
  • 834 - BF537 can't run help command successfully at 25MHZ SCLK and CCLK with only icache on
  • 831 - ping also sometimes fails at 22Mhz SCLK and CCLK with icache on and dcache off
  • 830 - BF537 0.2 silicon booting up issue at 25Mhz SCLK and CCLK
  • 817 – memory operation problem under 20Mhz SCLK and CCLK with ICACHE on and DCACHE off
  • 814 – date sometimes fails at 20Mhz SCLK and CCLK with ICACHE on and DCACHE off
  • 793 – fsload uImage problem in 20Mhz SCLK and CCLK with both ICACHE and DCACHE on
  • 792 – uboot can't tftp download at 20Mhz SCLK and CCLK with only ICACHE on
  • 784 – uImage bootm issue in low SCLK and CCLK and with caches on

Test Results

  • See the test results file “uboot_test_results_2006R1.tar.gz” in the Deliverables section

Report Bugs

  1. Go to the following blackfin uclinux bug tracker page,http://blackfin.uclinux.org/tracker/?atid=153&group_id=20&func=browse
  2. If the bug is not already reported click on “Submit New” button to report new Bug.