[U-Boot-Users] U-Boot-0.3.0 released

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Apr 9 02:24:37 CEST 2003

A new version of U-Boot has been released. It is named
U-Boot-0.3.0 and tagged as "U-Boot-0_3_0" on the CVS server.

A tarball is available at


Major news:

* Support for new processors: MIPS 4KC, MIPS 5Kc, MPC555/556
* Support for new RTOS: RTEMS
* Support for new boards: INCA-IP, Innokom, TOP860, MPC8266ADS,
  VCMA9, ELPT860, CPC45, PM825, SC8xx, AT91RM9200DK, cmi_mpc5xx,
* other highlights: PCI support for MPC8250, JFFS2 cleanup

Changes for U-Boot 0.3.0:

* Patch by Arun Dharankar, 4 Apr 2003:
  Add IDMA example code (tested on 8260 only)

* Add support for Purple Board (MIPS64 5Kc)

* Add support for MIPS64 5Kc CPUs

* Fix missing setting of "loadaddr" and "bootfile" on ARM and MIPS

* Patch by Denis Peter, 04 Apr 2003:
  - update MIP405-4 board

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 4 Apr 2003:
  - U-Boot version environment variable "ver" added
  - Changed PPC405GPr version from A to B.
  - Changed CPCI405 to use CTS instead of DSR on PPC405 UART1.

* Patches by Denis Peter, 03 April 2003:
  - fix PCI IRQs on MPL boards
  - fix two more un-relocated pointer problems

* Fix behaviour of "run" command:
  - print error message iv variable does not exist
  - terminate processing of arguments in case of error

* Patches by Peter Figuli, 10 Mar 2003
  - Add support for BTUART on PXA platform
  - Add support for WEP EP250 (PXA) board

* Fix flash problems on INCA-IP; add tool to allow bruning images  to
  flash using a BDI2000

* Implement fix for I2C Edge Conditions problem for all boards that
  use the bit-banging driver (common/soft_i2c.c)

* Patch by Martin Winistoerfer, 23 Mar 2003
  - Add port to MPC555/556 microcontrollers
  - Add support for cmi customer board with
    Intel 28F128J3A, 28F320J3A or 28F640J3A flash.

* Patch by Rick Bronson, 28 Mar 2003:
  - fix common/cmd_nand.c

* Patch by Arun Dharankar, 24 Mar 2003:
  - add threads / scheduler example code

* Add patches by Robert Schwebel, 31 Mar 2003:
  - add ctrl-c support for kermit download
  - align bdinfo output on ARM
  - csb226 board: bring in sync with innokom/memsetup.S
  - csb226 board: fix MDREFR handling
  - misc doc fixes / extensions
  - innokom board: cleanup, MDREFR fix in memsetup.S, config update
  - add BOOT_PROGRESS to armlinux.c

* Add CPU ID, version, and clock speed for INCA-IP

* Patches by Dave Ellis, 18 Mar 2003 for SXNI855T board:
  - fix SRAM and SDRAM memory sizing
  - add status LED support
  - add MAC address for second (SCC1) ethernet port

* Update default environment for TQM8260 board

* Patch by Rick Bronson, 16 Mar 2003:
  - Add NAND flash support for reading, writing, and erasing NAND
    flash (certain forms of which are called SmartMedia).
  - Add support for Atmel AT91RM9200DK ARM920T based development kit.

* Patches by Robert Schwebel, 19 Mar 2003:
  - use arm-linux-gcc as default compiler for ARM
  - fix i2c fixup code
  - fix missing baudrate setting
  - added $loadaddr / CFG_LOAD_ADDR support to loadb
  - moved "ignoring trailing characters" _before_ u-boot wants to
    print out diagnostics messages; removes bogus characters at the
    end of transmission

* Patch by John Zhan, 18 Mar 2003:
  Add support for SinoVee Microsystems SC8xx boards

* Patch by Rolf Offermanns, 21 Mar 2003:
  ported the dnp1110 related changes from the current armboot cvs to
  current u-boot cvs. smc91111 does not work. problem marked in
  smc91111.c, grep for "FIXME".

* Patch by Brian Auld, 25 Mar 2003:
  Add support for STM flash chips on ebony board

* Add PCI support for MPC8250 Boards (PM825 module)

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 25 Mar 2003:
  - PCI405 update.

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 20 Mar 2003:
  - CPCI4052 update (support for revision 3).
  - Set edge conditioning circuitry on PPC405GPr for compatibility
    to existing PPC405GP designs.
  - Clip udiv to 5 bits on PPC405 (serial.c).

* Extend INCAIP board support:
  - add automatic RAM size detection
  - add "bdinfo" command
  - pass flash address and size to Linux kernel
  - switch to 150 MHz clock

* Avoid flicker on the TRAB's VFD by synchronizing the enable with
  the HSYNC/VSYNC. Requires new CPLD code (Version 101 for Rev. 100
  boards, version 153 for Rev. 200 boards).

* Patch by Vladimir Gurevich, 12 Mar 2003:
  Fix relocation problem of statically initialized string pointers
  in common/cmd_pci.c

* Patch by Kai-Uwe Blöm, 12 Mar 2003:
  Cleanup & bug fixes for JFFS2 code:
  - the memory mangement was broken. It caused havoc on malloc by
    writing beyond the block boundaries.
  - the length calculation for files was wrong, sometimes resulting
    in short file reads.
  - data copying now optionally takes fragment version numbers into
    account, to avoid copying from older data.
  See doc/README.JFFS2 for details.

* Patch by Josef Wagner, 12 Mar 2003:
  - 16/32 MB and 50/80 MHz support with auto-detection for IP860
  - ETH05 and BEDBUG support for CU824
  - added support for MicroSys CPC45
  - new BOOTROM/FLASH0 and DOC base for PM826

* Patch by Robert Schwebel, 12 Mar 2003:
  Fix the chpart command on innokom board

* Name cleanup:
  mv include/asm-i386/ppcboot-i386.h include/asm-i386/u-boot-i386.h
  s/PPCBoot/U-Boot/ in some files
  s/pImage/uImage/  in some files

* Patch by Detlev Zundel, 15 Jan 2003:
  Fix '' command line quoting

* Patch by The LEOX team, 19 Jan 2003:
  - add support for the ELPT860 board
  - add support for Dallas ds164x RTC

* Patches by David Müller, 31 Jan 2003:
  - minimal setup for CardBus bridges
  - add EEPROM read/write support in the CS8900 driver
  - add support for the builtin I2C controller in the Samsung s3c24x0 chips
  - add support for MPL's VCMA9 (Samsung s3c2410 based) board

* Patch by Steven Scholz, 04 Feb 2003:
  add support for RTC DS1307

* Patch by Reinhard Meyer, 5 Feb 2003:
  fix PLPRCR/SCCR init sequence on 8xx to allow for
  changes of EBDF by software

* Patch by Vladimir Gurevich, 07 Feb 2003:
  "API-compatibility patch" for 4xx I2C driver

* TRAB fixes / extensions:
  - Restore VFD brightness as saved in environment
  - add support for Fujitsu flashes
  - make sure both buzzers are turned off (drive low level)

* Patches by Robert Schwebel, 06 Mar 2003:
  - fix bug in BOOTP code (must use NetCopyIP)
  - update of CSB226 port
  - clear BSS segment on XScale
  - added support for i2c_init_board() function
  - update to the Innokom plattform

* Extend support for redundand environments for configurations where
  environment size < sector size

* Patch by Rune Torgersen, 13 Feb 2003:
  Add support for Motorola MPC8266ADS board

* Patch by Kyle Harris, 19 Feb 2003:
  patches for the Intel lubbock board:
  memsetup.S - general cleanup (based on Robert's csb226 code)
  flash.c - overhaul, actually works now
  lubbock.c - fix init funcs to return proper value

* Patch by Kenneth Johansson, 26 Feb 2003:
  - Fixed off by one in RFTA calculation.
  - No need to abort when LDF is lower than we can program it's only
    minimum timing so clamp it to what we can do.
  - Takes function pointer to function for reading the spd_nvram. Usefull
    for faking data or hardcode a module without the nvram.
  - fix other user for above change
  - fix some comments.

* Patches by Brian Waite, 26 Feb 2003:
  - fix port for evb64260 board
  - fix PCI for evb64260 board
  - fix PCI scan

* Patch by Reinhard Meyer, 1 Mar 2003:
  Add support for EMK TOP860 Module

* Patch by Yuli Barcohen, 02 Mar 2003:
  Add SPD EEPROM support for MPC8260ADS board

* Patch by Robert Schwebel, 21 Jan 2003:
  - Add support for Innokom board
  - Don't complain if "install" fails
  - README cleanup (remove duplicated lines)
  - Update PXA header files

* Add documentation for existing POST code (doc/README.POST)

* Patch by Laudney Ren, 15 Jan 2003:
  Fix handling of redundand environment in "tools/envcrc.c"

* Patch by Detlev Zundel, 28 Feb 2003:
  Add bedbug support for 824x systems

* Add support for 16 MB flash configuration of TRAB board

* Patch by Erwin Rol, 27 Feb 2003:
  Add support for RTEMS

* Add image information to README

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 18 Feb 2003:
  CPCIISER4 configuration updated.

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 17 Feb 2003:
  Fixed bug in ext. serial clock setup on PPC405 (since PPC440 port).

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 13 Feb 2003:
  Add "pcidelay" environment variable (in ms, enabled via
  PCI spec 2.2 defines, that a pci target has 2^25 pci clocks after
  RST# to respond to configuration cycles (33MHz -> 1s).

* Fix dual PCMCIA slot support (when running with just one
  slot populated)

* Add VFD type detection to trab board

* extend drivers/cs8900.c driver to synchronize  ethaddr  environment
  variable with value in the EEPROM

* Patch by Stefan Roese, 10 Feb 2003:
  Add support for 4MB and 128MB onboard SDRAM (cpu/ppc4xx/sdram.c)

* Add support for MIPS32 4Kc CPUs

* Add support for INCA-IP Board


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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