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==NOR on GTA02==
 
==NOR on GTA02==
  
GTA02 has 2 MB of NOR flash for emgency boot or other usage.
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GTA02 has 2 MB of NOR flash for emergency boot or other usage.
  
 
==Write NOR (GTA02)==
 
==Write NOR (GTA02)==

Revision as of 07:20, 9 July 2008

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GTA02 Freerunner

NOR on GTA02

GTA02 has 2 MB of NOR flash for emergency boot or other usage.

Write NOR (GTA02)

You have to using debug board to pull high the write enable. You could use Flashing script in follwoing address

Flashing NOR script sample


GTA02 A5 DVT1 units (in prototypes page, comes without write protection nor, you could re-flash it anytime)

Flashing script

    #!/bin/sh -e
    #
    # flashnor - Flash a file into NOR (M58WR016KB)
    #
    # Copyright (C) 2008 by OpenMoko, Inc.
    # Written by Werner Almesberger <werner@openmoko.org>
    # All Rights Reserved
    #
    # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    # it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
    # (at your option) any later version.
    #
    DEV=/dev/mtd0
    usage()
    {
        echo "usage: $0 nor.bin" 1>&2
        exit 1
    }
    check()
    {
        nor=`dd if=$DEV bs=$size count=1 | md5sum`
        [ "$nor" = "$ref" ]
    }
    empty()
    {
        ff=`dd if=/dev/zero bs=$size count=1 | tr '\000' '\377' | md5sum`
        [ "$ff" = "$nor" ]
    }
    [ -z "$1" -o ! -z "$2" ] && usage
    size=`ls -l "$1" | awk '{ print $5 }'`
    if [ $size -lt 65536 ]; then
        blocks=`expr \( $size + 8191 \) / 8192`
    else
        blocks=`expr \( $size - 65536 + 65535 \) / 65536 + 8`
    fi
    ref=`md5sum <"$1"`
    check && exit
    flash_unlock $DEV
    empty || flash_erase $DEV 0 $blocks
    cat "$1" >$DEV
    flash_lock /dev/mtd0 0 -1
    check


NOR image

You could check the NOR image sample in following address:

GTA02 NOR image sample

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GTA02 Freerunner

NOR on GTA02

GTA02 has 2 MB of NOR flash for emgency boot or other usage.

Write NOR (GTA02)

You have to using debug board to pull high the write enable. You could use Flashing script in follwoing address

Flashing NOR script sample


GTA02 A5 DVT1 units (in prototypes page, comes without write protection nor, you could re-flash it anytime)

Flashing script

    #!/bin/sh -e
    #
    # flashnor - Flash a file into NOR (M58WR016KB)
    #
    # Copyright (C) 2008 by OpenMoko, Inc.
    # Written by Werner Almesberger <werner@openmoko.org>
    # All Rights Reserved
    #
    # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    # it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
    # (at your option) any later version.
    #
    DEV=/dev/mtd0
    usage()
    {
        echo "usage: $0 nor.bin" 1>&2
        exit 1
    }
    check()
    {
        nor=`dd if=$DEV bs=$size count=1 | md5sum`
        [ "$nor" = "$ref" ]
    }
    empty()
    {
        ff=`dd if=/dev/zero bs=$size count=1 | tr '\000' '\377' | md5sum`
        [ "$ff" = "$nor" ]
    }
    [ -z "$1" -o ! -z "$2" ] && usage
    size=`ls -l "$1" | awk '{ print $5 }'`
    if [ $size -lt 65536 ]; then
        blocks=`expr \( $size + 8191 \) / 8192`
    else
        blocks=`expr \( $size - 65536 + 65535 \) / 65536 + 8`
    fi
    ref=`md5sum <"$1"`
    check && exit
    flash_unlock $DEV
    empty || flash_erase $DEV 0 $blocks
    cat "$1" >$DEV
    flash_lock /dev/mtd0 0 -1
    check


NOR image

You could check the NOR image sample in following address:

GTA02 NOR image sample