[U-Boot-Users] question : difference between booting 2.4 and 2.6 kernel

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Jun 27 10:20:30 CEST 2005

In message <42BFA550.5010807 at avantwave.com> you wrote:
> I would like to modify the uboot so that it could boot up 2.4 and 2.6 
> kernel without downloading the u boot again . what i know the difference 

There is absolutely no need to modify U-Boot for this purpose. It can
boot many different operating  systems  and  different  Linux  kernel
versions without any code changes.

> is : 2.6 kernel know how to copy itself to memory but 2.4 do not and 
> need bootloader to do it. Am i right ?  How can i do this inorder to 
> make it more convinent ?

No, you are wrong. There are absolutely no changes needed.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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