[U-Boot-Users] Re: [PATCH] 2/4: bootz command
wd at denx.de
Fri Jun 20 10:54:35 CEST 2003
In message <200306200925.01556.h.schurig at mn-logistik.de> you wrote:
> > > + ulong addr = 0x40000;
> > Please do not use any magic hardwired constants.
> > Can we use existent logic again, i. e. load_addr ?
> You can blame me for this. I did not run over load_addr so far.
I don;t blame anybody for anything. My only interest is to get
> > Did this really compile for any PowerPC or MIPS board?
> No idea. I will not go and install various cross-compilers for board I don't
> have and where I don't even have the URL for the cross-compiler to download
You can download the ELDK (for ARM, PowerPC and MIPS) from
> from. For now, it's an arm-only patch as long as no one from the
> PPC/MIPS/Whatever community needs it.
Robert submitted it as a standard patch, hooking into the common
command code, without any indication that this might be ARM only.
Also, there is no need to make this ARM only - I don't see any
inherent dependency on the platform.
> After all, there is already arm-only code in u-boot, e.g. the code from
> arm_lib/* that I used.
But this is a different issue.
> > On PowerPC, there is neither a header file "tag.h" nor a
> > cleanup_before_linux() function...
> The tag.h is a file that I made. Wasn't it part of my original patch?
I am not aware of your original patch. I just know what Robert sent.
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