Installing a Bootable Linux Image to the Target Board Print


Step through the following procedure in order to install the <project>.uImage bootable Linux image to your board:

  1. If the U-boot firmware is not installed on your board, step through the procedure described in Section 5.7 of the Linux LPC17XX BSP Guide for the Emcraft Systems LPC-LNX-EVB Board in order to install the U-Boot image.
  2. Download the bootable Linux image (<project>.uImage) and copy it to the TFTP boot directory on your development host (C:\Program Files\Tftpd32 if you installed Tftpd32 on the Windows host).
  3. Connect to the serial console, reset the board and stop auto-boot by hitting any key. Being at the U-Boot prompt, run the following U-Boot commands to load the image over TFTP and install it to the Flash:
  4. BOARD> setenv image <project>.uImage
    BOARD> run update

  5. Next reset will load the newly installed image from the Flash:
  6. BOARD> reset
    resetting ...