I use the BDI-2000 for an AU1500 based board. For the boot loader I found
u-boot to be very functional. It did require a bit of patching to handle
the Au1500 in little endian mode, but since that is now done everything
> We are finishing up the design of our new Au1550 based board. I was
> wondering if someone could recommend an ejtag wiggler. I need
> something that has full linux host support, is good enough to flash a
> bootloader and do some minimal debug while getting the board support
> working. Looking over the list some people seem to be using the
> Abatron BDI 2000 and others are using the Macraigor mpDemon. What do
> you guys recommend?
> This is my first time doing embedded linux, but I've done quite a bit
> with DSPs (written bootloaders, flash programmers, etc). I was
> wondering how people go about bootstrapping new Au1xxx systems. Who is
> responsible for configuring the PLL or SDRAM enough to allow code to
> be loaded into SDRAM? Are bootloaders like YAMON position independent
> to run out of SDRAM?