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authorDarren Hart <dvhart@linux.intel.com>2011-04-08 10:27:52 -0700
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2011-04-12 10:12:21 -0700
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README.hardware: automate boot process for router station pro
(From OE-Core rev: d192b79721c5ef9137720f08bab5d6b97cb041be) Signed-off-by: Darren Hart <dvhart@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Saul Wold <sgw@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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@@ -392,3 +392,25 @@ To boot the flashed kernel perform the following steps.
(-e means 'elf', -d 'decompress')
2) Execute the kernel using the exec command as above.
+
+--- Automating the boot process ---
+
+After writing the kernel to flash and testing the load and exec commands
+manually, you can automate the boot process with a boot script.
+
+1) RedBoot> fconfig
+ (Answer the questions not specified here as they pertain to your environment)
+2) Run script at boot: true
+ Boot script:
+ .. fis load -d -e kernel
+ .. exec
+ Enter script, terminate with empty line
+ >> fis load -d -e kernel
+ >> exec -c "console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/sda1 rw rootdelay=2 board=UBNT-RSPRO"
+ >>
+3) Answer the remaining questions and write the changes to flash:
+ Update RedBoot non-volatile configuration - continue (y/n)? y
+ ... Erase from 0xbfff0000-0xc0000000: .
+ ... Program from 0x87ff0000-0x88000000 at 0xbfff0000: .
+4) Power cycle the board.
+