[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH 1/3] ppc: Report back the location we put the device tree if we dont boot
wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 6 16:46:36 CEST 2008
In message <A71F1F8F-5136-40FB-8F4F-2603D284E451 at kernel.crashing.org> you wrote:
> There is intent and what the old code did. My feeling is that
> 'autostart = no' means to load the images but not actually jump to the
> new image.
Correct. To be a bit more specific, "load" here means to load the
kernel image to RAM (over Ethernet, USB, from disk etc.). The
intention of "autostart" is (as documented) to avoid an explicit
It has never been an intention to split bootm into separate phases
and make it terminate early. This cannot work in general.
> We can revert the commit but it puts be back to square one w/o a
> solution to my problem.
I understand this, and I'm sorry for that. But the real fix is to
split up bootm as discussed yesterday.
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