[sdiy] Small ZyBo Success

Scott Gravenhorst music.maker at gte.net
Mon Feb 17 03:34:10 CET 2014

music.maker at gte.net wrote:
>I had searched for information about the ZyBo power on demo to no avail
>(early adopter syndrome).
>My son was able to lend me a USB micro B cable which powered up the board.
> I played with the switches, but none of the LEDs light up.  I saw the LEDs
>for the USB lighting up, so I wondered if there's a little linux in the
>flash.  I found a new COM port, so I attached Hyperterminal to that port at
>115.2 kbaud, 8 bits, 1 stop, no flow control and voila, a zynq> prompt
>appeared.  Doing an ls command confirmed that linux is running.

The little zybo demonstration web server works, so the ethernet port is enabled.  Telnet
also works over ethernet.  I was able to use the vi editor to modify index.html file in

Lotsa fun, looks like the board works.  Now we just need to get the rest of the stuff from

-- ScottG
-- Scott Gravenhorst
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