[U-Boot-Users] how to generate uImage of ramdisk.gz for mips arch?

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Jan 13 11:15:52 CET 2006

In message <50c9a2250601122325g5b783dc4uf08fa7da6783754d at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:

Your Subject was: "how to generate uImage of ramdisk.gz"

The answer to this question is: you don't.

"uImage"  is  normally  a  kernel  image,  while  "ramdisk.gz"  is  a
compressed ramdisk - these two don't mix.

> what the -a and -e should be for ramdisk.gz
> i see in kernel image, the -a means where kernel to load and -e means
> kernel entry
> but i am not sure what -a and -e mean  for ramdisk.gz, are they always be 0x0?

They are ignored. Chose whatever you want, or  simply  don;t  specify
them when running mkimage (which defaults to 0).

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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