[U-Boot-Users] Re: [PATCH] Make System IO Config Registers board configurable on MPC83xx

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Nov 25 21:10:58 CET 2005

In message <dm2kgr$u4s$1 at sea.gmane.org> you wrote:
> Now I wonder if a similar thing might be done in start.S, so that the 
> [re] mapped size of flash complies with what is defined in the config 
> file?  Either from flash size, or from the _PRELIM_* settings that are 
> already there?  Instead of current status quo of hardwired to 8M flash size?

start.S is definitely not the place  for  (re)mapping  flash.  Please
read  the README. Only after relocation to RAM the flash seize can be
determined, and only then the final mapping can be set up. Just  like
it is done now - at list in all sane ports.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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