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Posted by balanga 
July 19, 2017 04:53PM
How do I go about initiating a boot via tftp from a GoFlexHome dock?
Re: tftpboot
July 19, 2017 05:05PM

> How do I go about initiating a boot via tftp from
> a GoFlexHome dock?

You need to be a little bit more specific. Which u-boot is is installed on GFHome? what are the u-boot envs?

Here is the summary:

- Install tftp server on another Linux box to use as the tftp server.
- Create /tftproot folder on tftp server.
- Copy the kernel files (uImage, uInitrd, DTB) to /tftproot

- Set some GFHome u-boot envs to load from tftp server and load them like this
setenv ipaddr 192.168.0.xxx
setenv serverip 192.168.0.yyy
tftp 0x800000 uImage
tftp 0x1100000 uInitrd
tftp 0x1c00000 kirkwood-goflexhome.dtb

- Then boot
bootm 0x800000  0x1100000  0x1c00000

Depending your current u-boot envs, more might need to be adjusted.

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Re: tftpboot
July 21, 2017 04:00AM
Is there any way of using PXE?

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