[U-Boot-Users] Problem building U-boot for RpxLite with Mpc823e

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Aug 14 20:00:57 CEST 2004

Dear Raphael,

in message <200408132105.25912.ccool at ninjatech.biz> you wrote:
> I'm looking for some "recent" documentation for U-boot for the rpxlite 
> project.  I've been trying to understand the doc, but the readme is based on 

There is no "rpxlite project".

> the old project (ppcboot-0.8.1) and the date is 29-01-2001.   I'm working 

So what? If you think that parts of this documentation are  wrong  or
obsolete please point them out in detail.

> with a crosscompiler and I'm not able to compile an executable binary.  (The 
> cross-compiler is the cross-tools from timesys, I also tried powerpc-eabi 
> (p.o.m.p. tools suit) and it did'nt work either.)

I know neither of these, but it seems everybody else hase no problems
compiling the code. We're using the ELDK, and it workes  without  any

> I know the crosscompiler works, because I've compiled busybox and a kernel and 

You did not bother to mention any specific error message you get when
following the instructions.

It's impossible to help you without more (and better) information for you.

> they both work great.  Now my goal is to stop using the nfsmount (timesys 
> default) and boot from the flash (probably with an initrd image).

What makes you think that this requires to recompile U-Boot?

Did you actually READ the  available  documentation,  especially  the
DULG's  sections  about  U-Boot's  environment  variables  and how to
employ these?

> If anyone has some doc or a link to it, a few hints would be greatly 
> appreciated.

RTFM. It's at http://www.denx.de/twiki/bin/view/DULG/Manual

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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