Re: [Re: [uCsimm] uclinux boot problem]

From: Richard Sevenich (rsevenic@netscape.net)
Date: Sat Jul 15 2000 - 15:00:45 EDT


Thanks Phil and Miles for their useful help. You would think someone
who had encountered RS232 years ago would have figured this out by himself. Oh
well, I'm sure I'll come up with other newbie questions
to plague this most helpful list.

Thanks,
Sev

Phil Wilshire <philw@zentropix.com> wrote:
> Richard
> Make sure you are using a swapped cable.
> Look through the clear plastic at the end and there should be a
> difference
> in the pin-wire colors.
>
> If not then you have to use a cheap enet hub to hook the two units
> together.
>
> Regards
> Phil Wilshire
>
>
> >
> > I have just obtained a ucsimm (with uCgardener) and am trying to get it
> > running.
> >
> > Currently, I have established serial communication with the ucsimm
> > and can use the bootloader cli.
> >
> > However, when I issue the 'go' command, the uclinux boot process on the
> > ucsimm gets caught in a loop as follows:
> > * the boot process finds the ethernet interface OK, but then claims
> > there is no cable.
> > * the cable is new and connects to a new pcmcia card on the host. The
> > host has the card up and running - at least ifconfig gives reasonable
> > informationn
> > * henceforth the uClinux boot loops, repeating:
> > eth0: transmit timed out, IRQ conflict?
> > cs8900 did not allocate memory for tx!
> > eth0: transmit timed out, IRQ conflict?
> >
> > Before I run off to the store for another cable, I wondered if this is a
> > known problem or if I am making some other newbie blunder.
> >
> > Note: I have been unable to use the mail archives because the links are
in
> > severe disarray.
> >
> > TIA
> > Sev
> >
> >
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