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Linux Almost Booting! Augen

by on Oct.30, 2010, under Augen

I am getting closer to booting Linux on my Augen E go :)

Pin out of the undocumented uart port

To enable uart boot mode tie the uart boot pin to ground. you system will seem like it is dead when you hit the power button, the key lights should turn on though. Keep holding the power button while you send your favorite arm boot loader to the system over the uart at 19200 baud.

if all is done right you can attempt to load a zImage :) I used the one for the Didj

go 1800000

## Starting application at 0×01800000 …
Uncompressing Linux…
……………………………………………………
…………………………………………… done, booting the kernel.

Err
or: unrecognized/unsupported machine ID (r1 = 0x000004d3).

Available machine support:

ID (hex)\0x09NAME

000007ec\0x09ARM-LF1000

Please check your kernel config and/or bootloader.

now to compile the kernel correctly ^_^

My custom uart adapter cable, switch enables uart boot mode

Redness on desk is from dry erase marker, I like to write down random ideas while experimenting

heat shrink tube protects from randoms wires and screws on my desk

crude fast hack job, battery still fits fine


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