USB boot mode tools for Ingenic devices
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ingenic-boot is a linux port of Ingenic usb boot tools.
using the same firmware of windows version.

Build Requirements: libusb-dev, libconfuse-dev, simply install on debian:
	sudo apt-get install libusb-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev libconfuse-dev

To compile, simply type:

To access the ingenic hardware without being root:
	sudo cp tool/99-IngenicBoot.rules /etc/udev/rules.d

Command line options:
	--help or -h		: this help screen
	--probe			: only get device CPU infomation
	--config=<board>	: hardware configuration
	--mbr=<filename>	: download the master boot record to device
	--boot=<filename>	: download the boot loader to device
	--system=<filename>	: download the system image to device
	--data=<filename>	: download the data image to device
	--check			: read data back and check

To support a new board, create a configuration file "fw/<board>.cfg" for your
board. You can make it the default configuration by symlinking "fw/current.cfg"
to your "<board>.cfg".

You can define the environment variables IBBUS and/or IBDEV to consider only
devices on a particular bus or with a particular device number. Note that these
are strings, so make sure you include leading zeroes.

Current version 2.0, future version will support NAND operation, GPIO test,
etc.. and do more test.
Check GIT repository for version log.

ingenic-boot is copyright (C) 2012 by Duke Fong <>, and is
licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3.
See the file COPYING for more information.