[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] fix the ARM memory layout
kharris at nexus-tech.net
Thu Nov 13 15:19:16 CET 2003
On Thursday 13 November 2003 04:14 am, Anders Larsen wrote:
> Kyle Harris <kharris at nexus-tech.net> schreibt:
> >On Wednesday 12 November 2003 12:23 pm, Anders Larsen wrote:
> >> This has the positive side-effect of actually allow U-Boot to run on
> >> PXA- and IXP-based targets; the current implementation sets up the heap
> >> using bogus addresses causing u-boot to crash (this even applies to the
> >> recently added board "ixdp425").
> >I don't disagree that memory layout for ARM is broken. But, I've never
> >seen a
> >crash on any of my Xscale boards, including a couple of new ones based on
> >ixdp425 and cradle.
> Hi Kyle,
> Do you by any chance happen to have RAM at and around address
> 0x0badc0de ? Otherwise I don't see how PXA/IXP could possible work,
> for the reasons Richard already gave.
> (see also http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/S/schroedinbug.html ;-)
Yeh, I don't doubt there is a problem. I guess I need to take a closer look
and see why it works. But finding the time to work on something that actually
already works is difficult...(got plenty of stuff that doesn't work to keep
> (BTW, I recognize you've contributed significantly to the PXA
> implementation I'm relying on and I'd like to thank you for that).
You're welcome. But all I did was put the framework in place so that you and
Richard and others can make it work correctly ;)
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