[U-Boot-Users] u-boot-1.0 and clearing of BSS segment on ARM

Anders Larsen alarsen at rea.de
Fri Jan 9 14:21:48 CET 2004

Markus Pietrek <mpietrek at fsforth.de> schreibt:
>Hi folks,
>I wonder why there seems to be no BSS clearing function for the SMDK2410
>other ARM platforms like in i386/start.s:bss
>Is it assumed that the memory is already cleared on reset?


hardware-reset does not clear the contents of RAM, so such function is
certainly needed.

This morning I submitted a patch which - among other things - added BSS
clearing to all ARMs, so there's hope that the problem will disappear
soon  :-)


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