1.4. Boot Monitor command reference

The Boot Monitor is the standard ARM application that runs when the Versatile Express development platform is reset.


  • Commands are accepted in uppercase or lowercase. The Boot Monitor accepts abbreviations of commands if the meaning is not ambiguous. For example, for QUIT, you can type QUIT, QUI, QU, Q, quit, qui, qu, or q.

  • Optional parameters for commands are indicated by [param]. For example DIRECTORY [directory] indicates that the DIRECTORY command can take an optional parameter to specify which directory to list the contents of. If no parameter is supplied, the default is used, in this case, the current directory.

  • Type HELP at the Boot Monitor prompt to display a full list of the available commands.

  • You must set the appropriate switch setting to start the Boot Monitor after reset. See Boot Monitor configuration.

The Boot Monitor has the following command sets:

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