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Cisco EPC3208G

This is a Cable Gateway. It uses an eCos operating system.



Instruction set: MIPS
Vendor: Broadcom
Bootloader: SA BootLoader - Gnu spiboot reduced DDR drive
System-On-Chip: Broadcom BCM3382
CPU @Frq ?
Flash-Chip: Spansion FL128PIF (SPI)
Flash size: 16 MB
RAM: Samsung K4T51163QJ-BCF7 / DDR2-800 6-6-6
RAM size: 32 MiB
Wireless: none
Ethernet: 1 GbE
Internet: DOCSIS 3.0
USB: none
Serial: Yes




Description: J103
The grid dimension of this soldering points are 2,54 mm.
I don't know, for what it is… feel free to edit.

Description: J303 / J305
The grid dimension of this soldering points are 2,00 mm.
baudrate 115200 ; 8N1.
Don't forget to cross the RX and TX on the TTL device otherwise you can damage your reader.

OEM bootlog

You can identify the JTAG Port, when there is no "P" on the very beginning of the bootlog.
The real serial Port got a "P".

BCM338221 TP0 1 Sync:1 346890 SA BootLoader Version: 2.3.1_R3(S) Pre-release Gnu spiboot reduced DDR drive Build Date: Sep 26 2011 Build Time: 15:31:28 Setting SPI device 0 to clock 0 Setting SPI device 0 to clock 7 SPI flash ID 0x012018, size 16MB, block size 64KB, write buffer 256, flags 0x0 Found image 1 at offset 20000 Found image 2 at offset 800000 eCos - hal_diag_init Init device '/dev/BrcmTelnetIoDriver' Init device '/dev/ttydiag' Init tty channel: 81002218 Init device '/dev/tty0' Init tty channel: 81002238 Init device '/dev/haldiag' HAL/diag SERIAL init Init device '/dev/ser0' BCM 33XX SERIAL init - dev: 0.2 Set output buffer - buf: 0x811cacb0 len: 4096 Set input buffer - buf: 0x811cbcb0 len: 4096 BCM 33XX SERIAL config [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitStorageDrivers: (BFC Target) Configuring/Loading Flash driver... [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmSpiFlashDevice::DetectFlash: (SPI Flash Device Factory) WARNING - Detected SPI flash with JEDEC ID =0x12018 [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] FlashDeviceDriver::SpiFlashPlaceRegions: (Flash Driver C API) WARNING - Permanent NonVol would fit in the boot block of this flash device, but I found existing NonVol in the following block; using this location instead... [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitStorageDrivers: (BFC Target) Loading BootloaderStore driver... [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitStorageDrivers: (BFC Target) Loading ProgramStore driver... ProgramStoreDeviceDriver::ProgramStoreDriverInit: INFO - Initializing... [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitStorageDrivers: (BFC Target) Loading NonVol driver... [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitStorageDrivers: (BFC Target) Storage drivers initialized successfully. [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitDeviceAbstractions: (BFC Target) Creating singletons for ProgramStore/BootloaderStore/NonVol devices... Detecting the next image number that we will store to by default... Bootloader indicates we are running image 2 By default, we will dload to image number 1! [00:00:00 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmBfcStdEmbeddedTarget::InitDeviceAbstractions: (BFC Target) Device abstraction singletons created successfully. BcmCmDocsisNonVolSettings::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton instance is NULL, and someone is accessing it! SAHttpCacheVariables::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton instance is NULL, and someone is accessing it! Setting up the SAHttpCacheVariables singleton pointer. CmSnmpNonVolSettings::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton instance is NULL, and someone is accessing it! BcmCmSANonVolSettings::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton instance is NULL, and someone is accessing it! [00:00:01 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmCmSANonVolSettings::BcmCmSANonVolSettings: (CM SA NonVol Settings) WARNING - Current CxC Version is BcmEmtaBlindDataNonVolSettings::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton instance is NULL, and someone is accessing it! ERROR: Unable to get GetCountry blind data. (BcmEmtaBlindDataNonVolSettings = NULL) BcmPcpClientServiceAppIf::GetSingletonInstance: WARNING - the singleton is NULL, and someone is accessing it! WARNING: ResetDefaultBlindEmtaData() -Resetting EMTA non-vol data section to default values mtaNvCalcChecksum: checksum= 1273036007 Reading Permanent settings from non-vol... Checksum for permanent settings: 0xdc2ff584 [00:00:01 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmCmSANonVolSettings::ReadFromImpl: (CM SA NonVol Settings) WARNING - Read older version of the settings (0.10); they have been upgraded to version 0.11, preserving original settings. [00:00:01 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmNonVolSettings::IsDefault: (CM BFC Event Log) Permanent settings are default! [00:00:01 01/01/1970] [tStartup] BcmNonVolSettings::IsDefault: (CWMP Client NonVol Settings) Permanent settings are default! [00:00:01

The Console Output stops abrupt, exactly at this point. (firmware not modificated)
At this point he starts to read the nonvol settings - there is a setting inside that hide the boot process.

Don't power on the device till the firmware read/write out, if you use a external SPI Reader.


toh/cisco/epc3208g.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/28 23:45 by tmomas