[U-Boot-Users] SED13806 and MPC866
wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 6 08:47:26 CEST 2003
in message <MFEGIPJEFHIKHGDLDACIGEOJCAAA.marco.schramel at go.bartec.de> you wrote:
> Such devices like my EPSON controller are a not kernel specificly.
> Will it be used like a normal device with a device driver ???
This depends on the implementation. Often you will find some device
driver provided by the chip manufacturer (or some other third
parties). And often this driver will provide a standard framebuffer
> My kernel config has no option for a EPSON graphic controller, i think.
It might have one after adding the driver to your kernel source tree :-)
> Where do the embedded Linux store the parameters which was given by u-boot?
Parameters are passed in registers plus some data structure in RAM.
How and where Linux stores this information depends on a couple of
things, like processor architecture and kernel version.
Why do you ask?
[Maybe we should move this discussion into a Linux group?]
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