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Re: AW: PMON documentation

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Subject: Re: AW: PMON documentation
From: Pete Popov <>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 08:09:43 -0800
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erras stefan wrote:

I'm using PMON version 0.0291 (This says the boot sequence via serial port)
I have to do modifications in the section for the RTC. Where can I find the 
code for this modifications.
We have problems with our RTC because it does not work very well with the 
actual initialization.
I'm searching for a good manual for the used assembler in PMON. Can anybody 
help me?
Which board is this? I think we may still have a version of PMON for the ITE 8172 board somewhere.
As far as docs, I don't have any.



-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Pete Popov [] Gesendet: Donnerstag, 18. März 2004 21:57
An: erras stefan
Cc: Linux MIPS mailing list
Betreff: Re: PMON documentation

On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 05:09, erras stefan wrote:
I'm working on a development project with a RM5231 MIPS processor. I have to modify some things in the PMON bootloader source-code. Can anybody give me an advice where I can find PMON source code documentation or a detailed explanation how PMON works. Which files do I have to look into, when I would like to modify the bootloader.
Maybe I can use another bootloader. Which alternatives do I have. I do
not need the debug functionality of PMON. Maybe there is an easier to
understand and modify bootloader.

Thank you all in advance for your help!

I think there were too many versions of "PMON" floating out there. I'm not sure 
which one you have.

If you are starting from scratch, take a look at uboot. I think that would be a 
much better alternative.


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