[U-Boot-Users] Loading from a CF card on the PCMCIA interface
wd at denx.de
Wed Jan 22 06:54:12 CET 2003
In message <8D7C5F56B409554D9D46AC22195807F3061C23 at exchwenz01.dmcwave.co.nz> you wrote:
> I have a board with a compact flash device connected to the PCMCIA
> interface. I am trying to read the Linux kernel out from a Linux partition
> situated inside an extended partition.
Use a separate (small - 2 MB or so) partition to store the Linux kernel.
> Has this been done before? I can use diskboot on a primary partition fine
> but not from an extended partition. Has anybody else done this before?
No. You would have to implement filesystem support to U-Boot.
But I would not like to see this integrated into U-Boot. If you want
to do this, implement it as a U-Boot standalone application, that can
be used as second stage boot loader.
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