[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] 83xx: Put the version (and magic) after the HRCW.

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Thu Dec 7 09:32:52 CET 2006

> Sam Song wrote:
> > Jerry Van Baren <gerald.vanbaren at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> Put the version (and magic) after the HRCW.  This
> >> puts it in a fixed location in flash, not at the
> > start 
> >> of flash but as close as we can get.
> > 
> > Nice effort. Space saving and better version check.
> > 
> > I guess the same change could apply for MPC8260/47/8.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Sam
> Yes.  Most boards have the version in the first bytes of 
> flash, but this
> was not possible on the 82xx because of the HRCW, so it was put in
> .data.  This set up was copied for the 83xx (which also has a 
> HRCW).  My
> change moves it back to .text just after the HRCW.  I put also the
> u-boot magic number back in in honor of Wolfgang. ;-)
> If you change the file names in the patch, it probably would 
> apply.  :-)
>  I intend to do this (perhaps literally), but ran out of 
> ambition tonight.

Looks almost the same as the patch I sent the other day. I am good
with either version.


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