In order to get Redboot running on i.MX35 PDK without a flashing procedure, a little modification in the binary file is needed. After that it can be loaded into RAM memory using the ATK tool.
The Redboot Header
To execute the binary Redboot file a header of 32 bytes long must be added:
Where ddccbbaa is the 4-byte start address and hhggffee is the start address (all in Hexadecinal format) modified by the following procedure:
value - 0x20 (or 32 decimal) + 0x08 (or 8 decimal)
Note that in this header the values are placed from LSB to MSB bytes, so if the start address for MX35PDK is 0x87F00000 then the header should looks like:
Start Address --> 0x87F00000 --> 0000F087
Modified Address --> 0x87F00000 - 0x20 + 0x08 = 0x87EFFFE8 --> E8FFEF87
Header --> 0000F0870000000000000000E8FFEF8700000000000000000000000000000000
Now, this header must be appended to the beginning of the redboot.bin file.