[U-Boot-Users] builtin OF tree dtb gone
wd at denx.de
Sat Dec 16 20:04:00 CET 2006
In message <005b01c7212f$bebff860$1e67a8c0 at Jocke> you wrote:
> "Other than having to download and burn two things" is a rather big
> deal to me. First it adds extra work actually get two images into the board.
A multi-file image is supposed to work, too. I never tested this,
> Secondly, now you have to reserve a DTB flash partion so you have
> somewhere to store it and that is a waste of space.
> Then you have to add even more args to the boot command to tell uboot where
> to find it.
All this can be dealt with by using a multi-file image.
> To me this new OF seems like a nice feature for developing new
> stuff, but once you are done and ready to ship it only complicates
> things for boards that don't need this new flexibility.
I disagree here.
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