[OT] write flash on MPC5200 board via jtag

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 08:30:10 EST 2008

On 7/22/08, Albrecht Dreß <albrecht.dress at arcor.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>  sorry for a somewhat off-topic question...
>  I want to design a mpc5200b board which is roughly derived from Freescale's
> 5200B Lite demo.  Obviously, I have the problem to initially write u-boot
> into the boot nor flash.  I believe this would be possible using the
> jtag/bsm interface (is that true?).
>  Can you recommend any good hardware and software solution for that, if
> possible running on linux (OSS?)?  I don't need a "real" debugger (maybe an
> interface to gdb), just something to write the flash, so u-boot comes up.

I haven't tried it, but a Macraigor USB Wiggler supports the MPC5200
and it's $250.
That should be enough to write uboot into RAM. Once uboot is in RAM
you can use it to write the flash.

Let me know if you try it and it works.

>  Thanks for any help,
>  Albrecht.
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Jon Smirl
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