Nokia Dbox 2x problems with "green Screen"

irlam

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Ive been haveing trouble with a nokia dbox 2x for a couple of weeks now,i have flashed it with numerous different
versions of software sportster,boxcracker,zorg etc.
when it flashes everything is fine but after 2 or3 reeboots it just hangs as to what i call "green screen".
I am using IFA2 with a networklead and a null modem lead everything looks to run ok,but the only thing that worries me
is something thats mentiond in the log of IFA2,"*** Warning: CPU Core has Silicon Bugs -- Check the Errata ***"
i have highlighted it in red in the log posted below is the CPU knackerd? or does anybody have any idieas as to whats wrong?
debug: DDF: Calibrating delay loop... debug: DDF: 67.79 BogoMIPS
debug: WATCHDOG RESET
debug: BMon V1.0 mID 01
debug: feID 7a gtxID 0b
debug: fpID 5a dsID http://Hallenberg.com
debug: HWrev X5 SWrev 0.81
debug: B/Ex/Fl(MB) 32/00/08
WATCHDOG reset enabled
debug: autoboot aborted from terminal
dbox2:root>
dbox2:root> boot net net net net net net net net net net
debug:
BOOTP/TFTP bootstrap loader (v0.3)
debug:
debug: Transmitting BOOTP request via broadcast
debug: Got BOOTP reply from Server IP 10.94.54.5, My IP 10.94.54.202
debug: Sending TFTP-request for file I/dboxifa_tmp/tftpboot/u-boot
will verify ELF image, start= 0x800000, size= 140336
verify sig: 263
boot net: boot file has no valid signature
Branching to 0x40000
U-Boot 1.1.2 (Tuxbox) (Jun 12 2005 - 13:44:14)
CPU: PPC823ZTnnA at 67.200 MHz: 2 kB I-Cache 1 kB D-Cache
*** Warning: CPU Core has Silicon Bugs -- Check the Errata ***
Board: DBOX2, Nokia, BMon V1.0
Watchdog enabled
I2C: ready
DRAM: 32 MB
FLASH: 8 MB
FB: ready
LCD: ready
In: serial
Out: serial
Err: serial
Net: SCC ETHERNET
BOOTP broadcast 1
Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 10.94.54.5; our IP address is 10.94.54.202
Filename 'I/dboxifa_tmp/tftpboot/u-boot'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 10.94.54.5; our IP address is 10.94.54.202
Filename '/tftpboot/logo-lcd'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *##
done
Bytes transferred = 7680 (1e00 hex)
BOOTP broadcast 1
Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 10.94.54.5; our IP address is 10.94.54.202
Filename 'I/dboxifa_tmp/tftpboot/u-boot'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 10.94.54.5; our IP address is 10.94.54.202
Filename '/tftpboot/logo-fb'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *####################################
done
Bytes transferred = 179877 (2bea5 hex)
Options:
1: Console on null
2: Console on ttyS0
3: Console on framebuffer
Select option (1-3), other keys to stop autoboot: 0
Bank # 1: INTEL 28F320C3B (32M, bottom boot sect), 32 bit
Size: 8192 kB in 71 Sectors
Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 10.94.54.5; our IP address is 10.94.54.202
Filename 'kernel-yadd'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *#################################################################
#################################################################
####################
done
Bytes transferred = 763552 (ba6a0 hex)
...............................................................
Un-Protected 63 sectors
## Booting image at 00100000 ...
Image Name: dbox2
Image Type: PowerPC Linux Kernel Image (gzip compressed)
Data Size: 763488 Bytes = 745.6 kB
Load Address: 00000000
Entry Point: 00000000
Verifying Checksum ... OK
Uncompressing Kernel Image ... OK
dbox2 - ImageFlashingAssistent
- Hallenberg.com -
Wilkommen auf ihrer dbox2
Starte Backup....
Schreibe Backup: 8064k von 8064k (100%)
Backup abgeschlossen!
Der Flashprozess wird nun gestartet...
Lösche Sektoren: 63 von 63 (100%)
Schreibe Daten: 8064k von 8064k (100%)
Verifziere Daten: 8064k von 8064k (100%)
Flashen beendet!
Sie koennen die dbox jetzt ausschalten.
Please press Enter to activate this console.
------ Zusatzinformationen ------
Gewählter Netzwerkadapter: Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport (1)
IP-Adresse des Netzwerkadapters: 10.94.54.60
IP-Adresse die die dbox bekommt: 10.94.54.202
Comport: Communications Port (COM1)
Betriebssystem: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
CPU 1: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz @ 2920 MHz
CPU 2: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz @ 2920 MHz
Dateiname des Images: Sportster_2005_2x.img
Imagetyp: Zwei Flashs
DBOX-IFA Version: 2.0
------ Powered by http://www.dboxservice-hallenberg.de ------
p.s i have flashed a few other dboxs the excact same way with no trouble.
 
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Speedy2206

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#2
can you give more details on this 'green screen' thing?
is it the whole screen or when watching channels, etc...
 

irlam

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sorry i meant that the dbox has a "green screen",
one other thing is that when the box does boot into sporster (after severall attempts of booting) and the "waiting for channells" appears (or whatever it says)after about 30secs the tv goes all fuzzy and crackels and i havent even got chance to change the network settings so i can flashfxp my service file in.
 

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#4
Green screen means problem with the avia driver or problem with the avia chip set. Check the boot log.
The warning message in the log is a message to driver programmers to read the erata from the cpu producer.
 

irlam

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#5
so this is a hardware problem? , not a software problem?, does this mean the dbox is un-useable. Anymore information on this would be greatly appreciated.

T.I.A
 
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Speedy2206

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I would probably guess something wrong with the flash chips?
As you say the image is fine when first flashed but then starts to go wrong after a few restarts etc.

Have you tried booting the box from your PCs hard drive using BootManager?
Liam.
 

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Check the bootlog via bootmanager. You get every driver message there.
 

irlam

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Ok i tried to flash (again) with bootmanager everything seemed to go fine but,
i still get the "green screen" every time (on the dbox screen) but it doesen't come-up with sporster
or anything even after several power on/off. ive even renamed the image to just flash.img.
heres the log from the flash below.


debug: DDF: Calibrating delay loop... debug: DDF: 67.79 BogoMIPS
debug: WATCHDOG RESET
debug: BMon V1.0 mID 01
debug: feID 7a gtxID 0b
debug: fpID 5a dsID 01-3b.79.04.07.00.00-c2
debug: HWrev X5 SWrev 0.81
debug: B/Ex/Fl(MB) 32/00/08
WATCHDOG reset enabled
dbox2:root> debug:
BOOTP/TFTP bootstrap loader (v0.3)
debug:
debug: Transmitting BOOTP request via broadcast
debug: Got BOOTP reply from Server IP 10.94.54.4, My IP 10.94.54.26
debug: Sending TFTP-request for file C/Dbox2/PPCBOOT
will verify ELF image, start= 0x800000, size= 222280
verify sig: 262
boot net: boot file has no valid signature
Branching to 0x40000


ppcboot 0.6.4 (Jul 12 2001 - 02:51:28)

Initializing...
CPU: PPC823ZTnnA at 67 MHz: 2 kB I-Cache 1 kB D-Cache
*** Warning: CPU Core has Silicon Bugs -- Check the Errata ***
Board: ### No HW ID - assuming TQM8xxL
DRAM: (faked) 32 MB
Ethernet: 00-50-9c-15-e3-9f
FLASH: 8 MB
FB logo at: none
Input: serial
Output: serial

Any key druecken um das Flashing abzubrechen.. : 0
LCD driver (KS0713) initialized
Logo FlashingBOOTP broadcast 1
TFTP from server 10.94.54.4; our IP address is 10.94.54.26
Filename '/tftpboot/flash.img'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: #######################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
################################################################################
######################
done
lo: 0x100000unprotecting 4
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 5
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 6
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 7
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 8
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 9
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting a
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting b
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting c
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting d
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting e
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting f
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 10
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 11
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 12
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 13
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 14
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 15
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 16
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 17
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 18
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 19
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1a
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1b
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1c
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1d
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1e
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 1f
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 20
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 21
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 22
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 23
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 24
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 25
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 26
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 27
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 28
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 29
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2a
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2b
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2c
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2d
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2e
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 2f
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 30
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 31
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 32
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 33
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 34
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 35
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 36
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 37
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 38
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 39
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3a
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3b
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3c
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3d
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3e
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 3f
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 40
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 41
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] unprotecting 42
[10001]-> [0] [S800080] Un-Protected 63 sectors
Erase Flash from 0x10020000 to 0x107fffff
sector 66 .... done
Erased 63 sectors
Copy to Flash... done
LCD driver (KS0713) initialized
Logo Flashing done !
dbox2-ppcboot>




dbox2-ppcboot> flinfo

Bank # 1: INTEL 28F320-B (32 Mbit, bottom boot sect)
Size: 8 MB in 67 Sectors
Sector Start Addresses:
10000000 (RO) 10008000 (RO) 1000C000 (RO) 10010000 (RO) 10020000 (RO)
10040000 (RO) 10060000 (RO) 10080000 (RO) 100A0000 (RO) 100C0000 (RO)
100E0000 (RO) 10100000 (RO) 10120000 (RO) 10140000 (RO) 10160000 (RO)
10180000 (RO) 101A0000 (RO) 101C0000 (RO) 101E0000 (RO) 10200000 (RO)
10220000 (RO) 10240000 (RO) 10260000 (RO) 10280000 (RO) 102A0000 (RO)
102C0000 (RO) 102E0000 (RO) 10300000 (RO) 10320000 (RO) 10340000 (RO)
10360000 (RO) 10380000 (RO) 103A0000 (RO) 103C0000 (RO) 103E0000 (RO)
10400000 (RO) 10420000 (RO) 10440000 (RO) 10460000 (RO) 10480000 (RO)
104A0000 (RO) 104C0000 (RO) 104E0000 (RO) 10500000 (RO) 10520000 (RO)
10540000 (RO) 10560000 (RO) 10580000 (RO) 105A0000 (RO) 105C0000 (RO)
105E0000 (RO) 10600000 (RO) 10620000 (RO) 10640000 (RO) 10660000 (RO)
10680000 (RO) 106A0000 (RO) 106C0000 (RO) 106E0000 (RO) 10700000 (RO)
10720000 (RO) 10740000 (RO) 10760000 (RO) 10780000 (RO) 107A0000 (RO)
107C0000 (RO) 107E0000 (RO)

Bank # 2: missing or unknown FLASH type

dbox2-ppcboot>




This is the log from the top window in bootmanager >


***Adapter Desc: VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter (Microsoft's Packet Scheduler)
***MAC address: 00:13:8F:34:E7:A2 Local IP: 10.94.54.4 (via Packet-Driver #0)
***BootP server started... Port 67
***TFTP server started... Port 69
BootP> Request from 00:50:9C:15:E3:9F (assuming that this is DBox).
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\PPCBOOT"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 435 blocks
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Non-BootP TFTP-transfer requested "\tftpboot\flash.img"
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\flash.img"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 16129 blocks
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\PPCBOOT"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 435 blocks
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Non-BootP TFTP-transfer requested "\tftpboot\flash.img"
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\flash.img"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 16129 blocks
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\PPCBOOT"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 435 blocks
BootP> Answer sent!
TFTP> Non-BootP TFTP-transfer requested "\tftpboot\flash.img"
TFTP> Started TFTP-Transfer for "C:\Dbox2\flash.img"...
TFTP> Transfer finished, sent 16129 blocks
 

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You need a boot log and not a flash log.
Connect box and pc via null modem cable, disable all option except com 9600 in the bootmanager options, klick on start, plug in your box.
 

irlam

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ok after several attempts at boot up the dbox now just hangs on "loading kernel"
heres the boot log.

debug: DDF: Calibrating delay loop... debug: DDF: 67.79 BogoMIPS
debug: WATCHDOG RESET
debug: BMon V1.0 mID 01
debug: feID 7a gtxID 0b
debug: fpID 5a dsID 01-3b.79.04.07.00.00-c2
debug: HWrev X5 SWrev 0.81
debug: B/Ex/Fl(MB) 32/00/08
WATCHDOG reset enabled
dbox2:root> debug:
BOOTP/TFTP bootstrap loader (v0.3)
debug:
debug: Transmitting BOOTP request via broadcast
debug: Given up BOOTP/TFTP boot
boot net failed

Flash-FS bootstrap loader (v1.5)

Found Flash-FS superblock version 3.1
Found file /root/platform/nokia-dbox2/kernel/os in Flash-FS
boot flash /root/platform/nokia-dbox2/kernel/os failed

Flash-FS bootstrap loader (v1.5)

Found Flash-FS superblock version 3.1
File /root/platform/mpc8xx-dbox2/kernel/os not found: Block not allocated
boot flash /root/platform/mpc8xx-dbox2/kernel/os failed

Flash-FS bootstrap loader (v1.5)

Found Flash-FS superblock version 3.1
Found file /root/platform/kernel/os in Flash-FS
debug: Got Block #0052

will verify ELF image, start= 0x800000, size= 152952
verify sig: 263
Branching to 0x40000


U-Boot 1.1.2 (TuxBox) (May 23 2004 - 21:44:01)

CPU: PPC823ZTnnA at 67.200 MHz: 2 kB I-Cache 1 kB D-Cache
*** Warning: CPU Core has Silicon Bugs -- Check the Errata ***
Board: DBOX2, Nokia, BMon V1.0
Watchdog enabled
I2C: ready
DRAM: 32 MB
FLASH: 8 MB
Scanning JFFS2 FS: .... Unknown node type: e001 len 50 offset 0x46aa64
..| Unknown node type: e002 len -2147483564 offset 0x575b98
done.
find_inode failed for name=var
load: Failed to find inode
FB: ready
LCD: ready
In: serial
Out: serial
Err: serial
Net: SCC ETHERNET
Scanning JFFS2 FS: .- Unknown node type: e002 len 130 offset 0x1dc5a0
./ OOPS Cleanmarker has bad size -1040187380 != 12
...| Unknown node type: e002 len 1569 offset 0x57cecc
done.
find_inode failed for name=var
load: Failed to find inode
ready - can't find logo in flash - try network
BOOTP broadcast 1
DHCP client bound to address 10.94.54.2
*** Warning: no boot file name; using '02365E0A.img'
Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 0.0.0.0; our IP address is 10.94.54.2; sending through gateway
10.94.54.200
Filename '02365E0A.img'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *** ERROR: `serverip' not set
can't find logo
Scanning JFFS2 FS: ...... done.
find_inode failed for name=var
load: Failed to find inode
can't find logo in flash - try network
BOOTP broadcast 1
DHCP client bound to address 10.94.54.2
Using SCC ETHERNET device
TFTP from server 0.0.0.0; our IP address is 10.94.54.2; sending through gateway
10.94.54.200
Filename 'logo-lcd'.
Load address: 0x100000
Loading: *** ERROR: `serverip' not set
can't find logo

Options:
1: Console on null
2: Console on ttyS0
3: Console on framebuffer
Select option (1-3), other keys to stop autoboot: 0
...............................................................
Un-Protected 63 sectors
### FS (jffs2) loading 'vmlinuz' to 0x100000
find_inode failed for name=vmlinuz
load: Failed to find inode
### FS LOAD ERROR<0> for vmlinuz!
## Booting image at 00100000 ...
Bad Magic Number
=>
 

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#13
The jffs filesystem is faulty.
Use IFA and do a reflash.
 
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