The bootloader, one of the key software components included in the BSP, completes the required hardware initialization to download and run operating system images. The boot mode determines the location of the primary bootloader and is selected from the S1 dipswitch on the underside of the carrier board. Set the S1 dipswitch correspondingly:

SD Card

(4-bit SD1 interface)


(8-bit SD3 interface)


After application of power, approximately three seconds are allotted for the user to hit any key which will halt autoboot and enter U-Boot:

help is a useful tool in U-Boot to show available commands and usage.