barebox on i.MX53 in serial downloader boot mode

Wjatscheslaw Stoljarski (Slawa) wjatscheslaw.stoljarski at
Tue Nov 5 04:48:01 EST 2013

Hi Sascha,

On 11/05/2013 08:44 AM, Sascha Hauer wrote:
> Hi Wjatscheslaw,
> On Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 12:56:57PM +0100, Wjatscheslaw Stoljarski (Slawa) wrote:
>> Hi,
>> has anyone tried to start barebox on i.MX53 in 11 boot mode (serial
>> downloader)? I've tried on Freescale Loco board with pmic da9053,
>> but without success. In 00 boot mode (internal boot) works
>> perfectly. U-Boot works in both modes. DCD in u-boot and in barebox
>> is the same. Even I can turn on LEDs with DCD in 11 boot mode on
>> Loco.
> The imx-usb-loader tool generally works here.
Yes, I can with the imx-usb-loader boot a u-boot image, but not barebox.
> I don't have a DA9053
> based Loco here. It may be that there is some bug in the code preventing
> this board to run.
May be. But I have the exact same result with a custom board that uses 
the MC34709VK PMIC.
> I just did a quick:
> git checkout master
> make imx_v7_defconfig
> cat images/barebox-freescale-imx53-loco.img > /dev/sde
> The resulting SD card works here.
> Could you try booting from SD card? Does that work?
In 00 boot mode it boots fine from SD and from USB. I just checked 
again. I have trouble with the 11 boot mode.


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