boot -v on a Marvell/U-boot box

Ron McDowell rcm at
Mon Aug 1 23:39:00 UTC 2011

Tarick wrote:
>> Hi -arm.  I'm having some problems with ethernet ports on a new
>> Marvell 
>> 88F6281-based board [more about that later after I've done some more 
>> digging] but first I'd like to do the equivalent of a "boot -v" to
>> turn 
>> on verbose kernel messages.  I can boot FreeBSD 9.0 [from sources 
>> grabbed and built yesterday] by doing
>> ide reset
>> fatload ide 0:1 900000 kernel.bin
>> go 900000
>> but only get the normal kernel output that way.
>> Any help appreciated!  Thanks.
> Regarding ethernet ports problems, I suppose you have OpenRD Ultimate
> and should help - I
> have running Ultimate with this patch.

No, not the OpenRD, but some of that info was helpful, thanks.  Still 
looking for a way to do a 'boot -v' equivalent.

Ron McDowell
San Antonio TX

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