[U-Boot-Users] about use mkimage to create uImage?

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Jun 29 10:27:23 CEST 2005

In message <50c9a225050628173937eaabda at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> if i mkimage without compressing, kernel can run correct, the command
> is as follow
> ./tools/mkimage -A arm -O linux -T kernel -C none-a 0x30000000
> -e0x30008000 -n "Linux" -d vmlinux  uImage
> but i want to create a compressed uImage,i use commands like these,it
> ./tools/mkimage -A arm -O linux -T kernel -C gzip -a 0x30008000

> i think the second method should run well,and i see the same example
> in the Readme of u-boot src.

It probably fails because you changed the load address...

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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