How to flash the target board using option -d (dtb)

Hello All,

We are developing pci device driver.
We want to change device tree files(dtb) for the target.

Whenever we flashed the target board using -d option, It took a long time(20mins) and totally initialized the board.
We replaced only the device tree, so felt it was a little strange.

Here is the command we used.
“sudo ./ -d kernel/dtb/tegra194-p2888-0001-p2822-0000.dtb jetson-agx-xavier-devkit mmcblk0p1”
Would you check if the command we used was wrong?

Thank you.

hello jongtang.lee,

that’s correct usage, -d command used to assign the path of the device tree blob.
however, this will actually perform the complete flash process to create the image blob and full-flash the target.

please also check Flash Script Usage.
you may use -k options if you would like to have partition update, and please also include -r options to skip building system.img by reusing the existing binary file.
for example, $ sudo ./ -r -k kernel-dtb jetson-agx-xavier-devkit mmcblk0p1

note, this -k kernel-dtb command take the binary file, $OUT/Linux_for_Tegra/kernel/dtb/tegra194-p2888-0001-p2822-0000.dtb and flashing it to the kernel-dtb partition, you should overwrite the binary file if you have your own customization.

there’s cboot options to load the device tree blob, please review the file, /boot/extlinux/extlinux.conf.
you may add FDT entry to load the kernel-dtb binary file from file system.
please check CBoot developer guide as see-also.

Now it works!!
Thank you for your quick reply.

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