[U-Boot-Users] ARM: initial ramdisk
wd at denx.de
Tue Jul 20 10:19:04 CEST 2004
in message <18.104.22.168.0.20040720094532.020265a8 at 192.168.2.1> you wrote:
> I have a doubt about initial ramdisk placement.
> The image has been stored at 0x1020:0000. I expect that U-Boot, before
> launching the kernel, copies the cramfs image
> from 0x1020:0000 to 0x0900:0000 but it does not. When the kernel boots, it
This has been discussed several times before. Please see the
archives, for example
> it is placed outside the RAM boundaries:
If it's stored in flash (i. e. directly addressabel memory), then why
should we copy to RAM first, befor the kernel creates yet another
copy of it?
> Am I missing something?
A patch? :-)
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