[U-Boot-Users] Re: U-Boot for AT91RM9200DK
wd at denx.de
Sat Oct 25 20:41:26 CEST 2003
in message <E1AD2xl-0000h1-00 at c-67-164-61-95.client.comcast.net> you wrote:
> I have completely different crystals than the AT91RM9200DK. Do
> you want me to put my clock settings in u-boot? How about the 500
Yes, of course. If your board is supported by U-Boot you have to put
your clock configuration somewhere in the U-Boot code. Best idea
seems to be the board directory.
> different AT91RM9200 boards that get designed this year? Do you want
> their specific stuff in u-boot?
Yes, of course. What else? If they are supported by U-Boot you have
to put their clock configuration somewhere in the U-Boot code. Best
idea seems to be the board directory.
> By necessity u-boot is already nearing #ifdef hell because it
> supports so many devel boards (which is good). If we all threw
There is no real need for an #ifdef hell. I agree that we have
already more than enough #ifdef's, but every now and then some parts
get cleaned up. And you can make a good contribution by avoiding the
necessity of new #ifdefs by helping to implement a clean separation
of CPU and board dependend code.
> our specific board design stuff in there, I don't think anyone in
> their right mind would use u-boot.
If you don't throw in your board specific stuff your board is not
supported by the public version of U-Boot. Which means you will have
to maintain your own version, and to make sure to publish your
"private" version according to the GPL.
> Just my opinion ;-) Maybe Wolfgang disagrees.
As you can see, I do.
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