[U-Boot-Users] Excluding Env Variable section from the u-boot.bin

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jan 12 16:36:59 CET 2006

In message <0248B0F35AF7B8418CA72E88AC00BF1F5BB51E at lisi053a.siemens.pt> you wrote:
> 	As far as I understood / remember, you can have the
> 	environment and part of u-boot's code sharing the same


> 	sector, which makes it at least more difficult to upgrade
> 	the code using a BDI-like tool which usually works on
> 	a full-sector basis.

If you use a BDI, you need a 3 command sequence: dump,  erase,  prog.
This  is  not  exactly  difficult. And if you have U-Boot running you
just can use "saveenv". This is trivial.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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