About this guide and technical support information.

About this document

This document mainly provides the StarFive JH-7110 users and partners with a high-level understanding of how their SoC JH-7110 and single board computer VisionFive 2 are boot up.

Revision History

Table 1. Revision History
Version Released Revision
1.3 2023/09/07 Updated the boot sequence.
1.2 2023/07/14 Since StarFive no longer recommends JH-7110 users to boot directly from SD card and eMMC, removed all the relevant descriptions and updated the boot flow diagram.
1.1.3 2023/05/10 Updated VisionFive 2 Boot Mode Settings.
1.1.2 2022/02/02 Minor change. Corrected a typo in the offset value in Boot Address Allocation.
1.1.1 2022/01/19 Minor change. Removed duplicate sections delivered also in other documents.
1.1 2022/01/18 Refined the boot process and republish.
1.0 2022/01/16 First official release.

Notes and notices

The following notes and notices might appear in this guide:
  • Tip: Suggests how to apply the information in a topic or step.
  • Note: Explains a special case or expands on an important point.
  • Important: Points out critical information concerning a topic or step.
  • CAUTION: Indicates that an action or step can cause loss of data, security problems, or performance issues.
  • Warning: Indicates that an action or step can result in physical harm or cause damage to hardware.