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Author Topic: Hi3516 Unknown command 'root' - try 'help'  (Read 1398 times)

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June 19, 2017, 06:41:23 am
Hi everyone,
I tried access to Hi3516 in my camera module. I used from a link to do this.
Link: https://felipe.astroza.cl/hacking-hi3518-based-ip-camera/
I wanna access root but got an error.


System startup


U-Boot 2010.06 (Jun 28 2016 - 09:04:41)

Check Flash Memory Controller v100 ... Found
SPI Nor(cs 0) ID: 0xc2 0x20 0x18
Block:64KB Chip:16MB Name:"MX25L128XX"
SPI Nor total size: 16MB
MMC:   
EMMC/MMC/SD controller initialization.
Card did not respond to voltage select!
No EMMC/MMC/SD device found !
In:    serial
Out:   serial
Err:   serial
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  1 ... 0
hisilicon #
hisilicon # root
Unknown command 'root' - try 'help'
hisilicon #
hisilicon #


Any ideas to solve this error? I already apologize for my english.
« Last Edit: June 19, 2017, 06:44:32 am by anil_argede »

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June 24, 2017, 05:00:51 am
Not an error,  you're in the bootloader - u-boot.
You need to boot past that into the OS.



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June 28, 2017, 03:23:33 am
I'm pretty new about that module. I don't know how I do. Can you help me if you know something?

Also I want to use this module for image processing. There are some OS in that. How can I change some files in it? I wanna do some image processing with it. I need to do modification and add some code to OS. Can I do that?
« Last Edit: June 28, 2017, 03:26:52 am by anil_argede »

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July 28, 2017, 01:42:11 pm
Suggest read the uBoot docs for what is (possibly) available.

http://www.denx.de/wiki/view/DULG/UBootCmdGroupInfo

a uboot is a preboot that loads the OS
You will need to see if you have an OS on your board to boot into.

I'd try some common commands like
help
ls
flinfo

and try see what partitions you have etc