Bad Magic Number while booting from SD card with new uImage!
shazalive at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 03:20:41 CEST 2008
On 9/19/08, michael <trimarchi at gandalf.sssup.it> wrote:
> Andy Green wrote:
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> > Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> > |> No some larger cards break us right now, can you let me know your
> > |> card type and I will do a little shopping spree today to reproduce
> > |> ~ I think someone else mentioned Sandisk 8GB is going to make the same
> > |> trouble.
> > | Its named Amco. A 1GB card. So should we stick to 512MB? We can live
> > | with that too :)
> > Somehow it's the larger cards seem to have the trouble, something to do
> > with being slower to wake up and give first bulk transfer than we can
> > currently handle, if you stick to the Sandisk 512MB right now it doesn't
> > seem to show this behaviour.
> > I doubt I find this Amco thing here in UK so I will just buy a few 8MB
> Just to know, how the SD is formatted?
> It is a vfat and u-boot use fatload?
I am using vfat for uImage and ext3 for rootfs. Currently, rootfs cant
be loaded because kernel panics on vfs drivers (or something) but the
kernel has started to boot when I renamed it to uImage.bin ;-)
I am going to repartition it to see if it will work. Should I go for a
smaller rootfs patition instead of 982MB? Maybe 500 or 512MB.
> Regards Michael
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