[u-boot] Wrong image format for bootm command
gromez at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 23:27:11 CEST 2008
I have a strange thing with U-boot and "Wrong image format for bootm
I have installed Debian on /dev/mmcblk0p3 and when I select "Boot"
option in u-boot, the first time it displays this error message and
next time it boots correctly.
Any idea why it wouldn't boot the first time I select "Boot" ?
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Ian <darkstarsword at gmail.com> wrote:
> The issue is that somehow your u-boot environment, which is stored in
> a separate partition to u-boot itself (and therefore not reset when
> you flash u-boot), has been cleared. There's a solution here:
> Let me know if you have any trouble - I did this myself (on purpose)
> the other day, so it's still fairly fresh in my mind.
> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 6:42 AM, Matthew Lane <malane at purdue.edu> wrote:
>> I'm having trouble booting my neo. I can get into NOR flash, and NAND
>> flash, but the NAND flash only supplies one option: the "Boot" command.
>> This command prints a message saying "Wrong image format for the bootm
>> I have grabbed the latest u-boot from:
>> I have flashed this into my NAND using dfu-util from my NOR with no errors.
>> My flash image is currently the FDOM image. I was attempting to install
>> debian on my uSD. I updated to the latest uboot, configured it using a
>> script provided at debian.org, and then booted into my flash image and
>> proceeded to install debian. The process halted after partitioning,
>> which then advised to use 'cu' to add some environmental variables to
>> booting. After this, I rebooted and began receiving these errors.
>> I currently cannot boot into anything. I can log into NOR (which seems
>> fine) but I am unable to flash a working NAND (Just that "boot" option).
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