[beagleboard] Current state of u-boot USB, booting via tftp, etc

Hi all,

I am trying to find out whether anyone has patched u-boot to work with
the Beagle's USB controller and an attached dongle to set up USBNET
and thus find a kernel via tftp. The latest group messages appear to
be from a year ago. Is everyone still using card readers for kernel
work?

thanks

AFAIK there is only a patch to provide a USB serial console… Pretty much everyone is using SD cards or the internal NAND…

I tried to get something called kexecboot to work - this allows a running kernel to be replaced by another one. (So you could load a kernel from SD card and then replace it with another one from the network). Sadly though it didn’t work. That was quite a while back, so I might try it again at some point…