Debian on the Nano problems

Rubén Berenguel ruben at mostlymaths.net
Sun May 30 07:00:38 EDT 2010


Xiangfu,

Thanks! It was a problem with the write of the debian partition, looks
like. Now it boots correctly. By the way, I like the kernel message
logging in the first tty, it makes for a more interesting boot!

Ruben

2010/5/30 Rubén Berenguel <ruben at mostlymaths.net>:
> Nothing did work before. Thanks for your post, now it showed a message
> about not being able to load (something) from the filesystem. I'm
> reflashing the debian partition again to check.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Btw, I'll send you the Makefile and patches for yacas later, now I
> don't have enough time to check if I'm sending the good one or one of
> the several incorrect ones :)
>
> Ruben
>
> 2010/5/30 Xiangfu Liu <xiangfu at sharism.cc>:
>> Hi
>>
>> there is nothing wrong with uboot. the problem is the kernel or rootfs.
>> please use this uboot[1]. REMEMBER this is tmp file. I will remove that when
>> next release come out.
>>
>> this uboot will put kernel message to LCD. then you can find which step is
>> wrong.
>>
>>> I can flash correctly openwrt and debian-lenny,
>>
>> dose the openwrt works fine?
>>
>> [1]http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/xiangfu/tmp/openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-u-boot.bin
>> On 05/30/2010 05:52 PM, Rubén Berenguel wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>
>>> I guess I am having some problem reflashing the Ben to install Debian.
>>> When I try to write uboot, it does not end with "SUCCESS" but with:
>>>
>>> Current device information:
>>> CPU type is Ingenic XBurst Jz4740
>>> Crystal work at 12MHz, the CCLK up to 252MHz and PMH_CLK up to 84MHz
>>> SDRAM Total size is 32 MB, work in 4 bank and 16 bit mode
>>> Nand page per block 128, Nand page size 4096, ECC offset in OOB 12,
>>> bad block offset in OOB 0, bad block page 127, use 1 plane mode
>>>  Execute command: nprog 0 openwrt-xburst-u-boot.bin 0 0 -n
>>>  Programing No.0 device, flen 444660, start page 0...
>>>  CPU data: Boot4740
>>>  Erasing No.0 device No.0 flash (start_blk 0 blk_num 1)......
>>>  Finish! Return: 80 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 (position 1)
>>>  Force erase, no bad block infomation!
>>>  Size to send 444660, transfer_size 524288
>>>  Image type : without oob
>>>  It will cause 1 times buffer transfer.
>>>  Writing NAND page 0 len 446464...
>>>  CPU data: Boot4740
>>>  Finish! (len 446464 start_page 0 page_num 109)
>>>  Checking 446464 bytes... no check! End at Page: 109
>>>
>>> As you can see it does not succeed, but when I try to do a full erase,
>>> it only shows:
>>>
>>>  Erasing No.0 device No.0 flash (start_blk 0 blk_num 4096)......
>>>  Finish! Return: 00 00 08 00 00 00 00 00 (position 4096)
>>>  Force erase, no bad block infomation!
>>>
>>> But in my  /etc/xburst-tools/usbboot.cfg file, NAND_FORCEERASE = 1
>>>
>>> I can flash correctly openwrt and debian-lenny, the Nano shows the
>>> quick text showing it is uncompressing the kernel, and then nothing
>>> (black screen). It will not show anything under Ctrl-Alt-F2 (or any
>>> other F), or Alt-F2 (or any other F) and it can't be accesssed via
>>> SSH. Also with several different tries the led light was off while the
>>> USB cable was on.
>>>
>>> Any hints will be very welcome!
>>>
>>> Ruben
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best Regards
>> Xiangfu Liu
>> http://www.nanonote.cc
>>
>




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