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Embedded Software Development with eCos™ by Anthony J. Massa

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Chapter 9. The RedBoot ROM Monitor

This chapter covers the RedBoot ROM monitor embedded software tool. The RedBoot ROM monitor provides debugging and bootstrap support. We cover thhe installation and configuration details necessary to get RedBoot running on target hardware and communicating with a host unit.

We look at the RedBoot user interface and commands provided for controlling the features provided. It is important to understand the method for building a RedBoot image to make use of upgrades and to extend the default command set; however, we cover this information in later chapters of this book. Although RedBoot is a standalone program that can be used with any real-time operating system, the information in this chapter focuses on using ...

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