i.MX USB Loader

Document created by Leonardo Sandoval Gonzalez Employee on Feb 22, 2013Last modified by Leonardo Sandoval Gonzalez Employee on Oct 3, 2013
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Boundary Devices has a tool to load directly a U-boot binary file, all using the USB OTG port. Assuming that you have connected your i.MX board to your Linux Host through an USB cable, board is power-on  with dip switches configure to 'Serial Download Mode' (this configuration depends on the board you are booting),  clone the imx_usb_loader repo, generate the tool then boot as indicate below:

 

$ git clone https://github.com/boundarydevices/imx_usb_loader.git

$ cd imx_usb_loader

$ make

$ ./imx_usb  ../tmp/deploy/images/u-boot.imx

 

On the console terminal, you should see the booting kernel logs and at the end reaching the login prompt.

 

Useful Links:

[1] Unbricking a Nitrogen6X or Sabre Lite i.MX6 board

[2] Boundary Devices Repos

[3] Boundary Devices Main page

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