[U-Boot-Users] Download of kernel Image through Serial Line.

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jan 30 09:20:52 CET 2003

In message <NEEAIENMOLHNBKKFKIDMAEBFCAAA.cedric_aubert at softhome.net> you wrote:
> Is it possible to have U-Boot and the kernel linux in the prom
> without decompress the kernel in RAM ? Flash will be ok for the

You _can_ run the Linux kernel from  ROM;  we  have  implemented  and
tested XIP (execute in place) for a couple of systems, including PPC.
However, the advantages are not what you might expect.

> filesystem and my application. The SRAM should be use
> for my application Data Base.

Linux will always need system memory in RAM.

Viele Grüße,

Wolfgang Denk

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