[U-Boot-Users] NAND boot from file

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Dec 18 22:03:47 CET 2006

In message <A590D28B5042C041BCC880094CB6172E33DF3C at mail1irv.inside.istor.com> you wrote:
> Write uImage with Linux using 'cp uImage /mnt/flash'
> # flash_eraseall -j /dev/mtd0
> # mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock0 /mnt/flash0
> # cp uImage /mnt/flash0
> (reboot)
> Read uImage
> Uboot> setenv mtdids nand0=atx-0
> Uboot> setenv mtdparts mtdparts=atx-0:16M at 0M(boot)


> Uboot> <commandToDetermineImageOffset> <uImageOffset>
> Uboot> nboot <uImageOffset>

Um... if this is JFFS2, then why not simply "fsload" + "bootm" ?

> There are a few issues. One is that I don't know the offset of the
> uImage as written by Linux. Another is I don't know if this is the right
> recipe or whether I am going in the right direction.

JFFS2 is a supported file system, so use file system code to read the

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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