Linuxstamp mx27

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This is a place holder for the Linuxstamp mx27 board. Details will be posted as they are available.


Info will be posted when it's available, but you can contact me directly at pthomas8589 at gmail


OpenOCD has been in a pretty steady state of flux. For now just grab the current SVN:

$ svn checkout svn://

Configure it:

$ ./configure --enable-ft2232_libftdi --enable-maintainer-mode

Make it:

$ make

Install it:

# make install

Initialize openocd:

# openocd -f interface/signalyzer.cfg -f board/imx27som.cfg

Open connection to OpenOCD

$ telnet localhost 4444


Redboot is based on ecos. A good starting point is here First pull the installer

$ wget --passive-ftp

Then run it, be sure to include the arm-elf tools as that's what the freescale version wants.

$ ./ecos-install.tcl

It wants to run so set up the environment correctly. It says to stick it in .profile or .login. I think .bashrc will also work. Install old compat-libstdc

# yum install compat-libstdc++-3

Freescale has a version of ecos that they have patched to work with the imx27. First you need to download redboot_200719.tar.gz, that has both the base as well as the patches. to convert all the dos files to unix files use:

$ find . -type f -exec dos2unix {} \;

Then you can patch the tree:

$  bunzip2 -c ../patch-redboot-200719-base.bz2 | patch -p1
$  bunzip2 -c ../patch-redboot-200719-mx27.bz2 | patch -p1

Next set the ECOS_REPOSITORY environment variable:

$ export ECOS_REPOSITORY=/path_to_redboot/redboot_200719/src/ecos_20050912/packages/

Configure for imx27

$ ecosconfig new mx27ads redboot
$ ecosconfig import $ECOS_REPOSITORY/hal/arm/mx27/ads/current/misc/redboot_ROMRAM.ecm
$ ecosconfig tree

And finally make:

$ make

Now you should have redboot.bin under install/bin