xbboot(1) Ingenic XBurst USB Boot Vendor Requests


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xbboot xburst-tools contains tools for Ingenic XBurst CPU device booting. It can flash bootloader, kernel, rootfs to Ingenic XBurst CPU device NAND, and also has test functions for Ingenic XBurst CPU devices.


-u, --upload
upload file at <path> to <address> then jump to <address>
-h, --help
Show a help text and exit.
-v, --version
Show version information and exit.


bulk_read <len> read len bulk bytes from USB, write to stdout
bulk_write <path> write file at <path> to USB
[get_info | VR_GET_CPU_INFO] read 8-byte CPU info and write to stdout
[set_addr | VR_SET_DATA_ADDRESS] <addr> send memory address
[set_len | VR_SET_DATA_LENGTH] <len> send data length
[flush_cache | VR_FLUSH_CACHES] flush I-Cache and D-Cache
[start1 | VR_PROGRAM_START1] <addr> transfer data from D-Cache to I-Cache and branch to I-Cache
[start2 | VR_PROGRAM_START2] <addr> branch to <addr> directly


Here are some examples for the usage of xbboot in the Qi Hardware Project device:

Upload u-boot.bin to device memory: 0x80100000, then jump to 0x80100000.
$ sudo xbboot -u 0x80100000 /PATH/TO/u-boot.bin

Please report any further bugs at [email protected]


xbboot is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 3 or later.


Xiangfu Liu <[email protected]>
Wolfgang Spraul <[email protected]>

This manual page was written by Xiangfu Liu <[email protected]> It is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL (version 3 or later).