[U-Boot-Users] Re: 2.6.12 with u-boot-1.1.2 on versatile

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Jul 13 22:22:18 CEST 2005

Dear Catalin,

in message <tnxoe96d7zy.fsf at arm.com> you wrote:
> Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > # ./mkimage -A arm -O linux -T kernel -C gzip -a
> > 0xc0008000 -e 0xc0008000 -n "Linux Kernel Image" -d
> > linux.bin.gz uImage
> Try "-a 0x7fc0 -e 0x8000".
> > The uImage is programmed at 0x36000000 in NOR flash.
> > But, When I try to run the kernel from u-boot it hangs
> > at the following:
> You should run "cp 0x36000000 0x7fc0 <size>" before "bootm".

Sounds like vodoo programming to me. Or  do  you  have  any  rational
explanation why these bogus statements should help?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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