I'm having a small issue with a Gateworks GW2348-4  ixp4xx board. I
attached the RXD, TXD, and GND lines from an FTDI USB serial TTL cable
to the appropriate JTAG pins (RXD, TXD, GND).
I can see the bootup messages in minicom, both RedBoot and Linux. It
dumps me to a command prompt, but that's it. The errors I see are:
1.) CTRL-C to RedBoot yields periods and doesn't stop the boot process.
2.) what I type echoes back, but hitting Enter goes to the beginning of
the line, and doesn't go down a line.
3.) no response to any commands eg 'ls<CR>' does not give me a list of
4.) I do have Local Echo turned off, so I'm reasonably confident that
the characters I'm seeing are being seen by the board and echoed back.
I tried passing minicom '-7' or '-8' with no improvement. I did get a
chinese character for CTRL-C with '-8' as opposed to a period in RedBoot.
5.) I managed to catch the 2sec window to telnet into redboot and load
my own kernel and rootfs to ram, and execute, but I get the exact same
6.) The exact same cable, minicom, kernel, and rootfs (made with
crossdev/xmerge/xkmake for the OT! criers :-) ) works fine when booted
on an NSLU2...
Any terminal gurus here have any idea what I messed up?
btw - minicom is set to 115200, 8n1, no HW flow, no SW flow. RedBoot
and the first linux are factory loads.
 - http://www.gateworks.com/avila_gw2348_4.htm
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