This how-to describes how to boot a pre-built image on the ZedBoard.

Task Dependencies (Pre-requisites)

  • ZedBoard Hardware platform
  • SD or SDHC Card (FAT format)

Tools Required

  • Terminal program (Teraterm, hyperterm, PuTTY, etc.)
Input Files Required

Task Description

  • Download the ZedBoard pre-built image
  • Copy the image to your SD card
  • Set the jumpers on your board appropriately for boot from SD. Set the jumpers as shown below:
MIO[5]
MIO[4]
MIO[3]
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ZedBoard Hardware User Guide
  • Connect the power supply to the board.
  • Connect a USB UART cable between the board and the host pc
  • Open a hyper terminal / terraterm. Configure for: 8, N, 1, 115k
  • Power on the board. You will see the boot process in your terminal window. The device has finished booting when you see the zynq> prompt

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