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authorPaulo Alcantara <pcacjr@zytor.com>2015-05-23 17:11:09 -0300
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Signed-off-by: Paulo Alcantara <pcacjr@zytor.com>
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+Access MinnowBoard's serial console
+===================================
+
+- install xterm & screen
+
+ # yum install xterm screen
+
+- set up VT100 resources (also fix backspace key issue):
+
+ $ cat << EOF > ~/.Xresources
+ xterm*background: rgb:00/00/00
+ xterm*foreground: rgb:ff/ff/ff
+ xterm*deleteIsDEL: true
+ xterm*backarrowKey: true
+ xterm*ttyModes: erase ^H
+ EOF
+ $ ln -s ~/.Xresources ~/.Xdefaults
+ $ xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources
+
+- connect serial cable from minnow to host
+- access minnow's serial console via screen:
+
+ $ xterm
+ $ MINNOW_SDEV=/dev/$(dmesg | grep "now attached to" | awk '{ print $13 }' | sort -u)
+ # screen $MINNOW_SDEV 115200
+
+- do whatever you want
+- detach and logout: Ctrl+A D D
+
+Flash latest official UEFI firmware image
+=========================================
+
+- open: http://firmware.intel.com/content/minnowboard-uefi-firmware-download
+- download latest release version
+
+- unzip downloaded file and copy FirmwareUpdate.efi and MINNOW.fd files to a FAT32-formatted USB stick
+
+NOTE: there is doc directory which contains PDFs on how to access serial console and flash fw image on
+ minnowboard.
+
+- connect USB stick to minnowboard
+- access minnow's serial console
+- execute `map -r` command on the UEFI shell
+- access files by executing command `fsX:` (where X is the number of the mapped fs)
+- flash fw image: `FirmwareUpdate.efi -f MINNOW.fd`
+- reboot and enjoy new fw