[U-Boot-Users] Binary file cat

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sun Nov 23 16:51:08 CET 2003

Dear Adam,

in message <002301c3b0bc$19651120$e199fea9 at amlp> you wrote:
> I have ported u-boot to my arm920t based system. I have a unique
> situation in that my processor requires a binary header to be placed

Your _processor_? I never head something like that. Are you sure it's
not another existing boot loader on your system?

> Currently I have the header file as a separate file in the root
> I don't have to run this script every time. Before I go editing a
> top-level Makefile, I wanted to ask for advice on how I should go
> About doing this? Anything I can do in my board-specific directory would
> make me feel better.

Me too, and it's actually easier that way. trun your binary header in
an object file and edit the linker script for your board to load this
object first.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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