[U-Boot-Users] Uboot image size reduction
wd at denx.de
Mon Mar 6 07:43:11 CET 2006
In message <081d01c640e8$31405d90$e001a8c0 at Vijayakumar> you wrote:
> I am trying to build a uboot image of size 90k.
90 k is a funny size. It does not match typical flash sector sizes.
How did you come to such a size restriction?
> Is there any possibility to compress some parts of uboot and decompress into
> the memory when needed?
No. if you think about the code needed to do that you will soon see
that this does not fit into U-Boot's design principles (easily
portable, provide success [and error!] messages as early as possible,
> Also i am open to any suggestions which can help me to redue the image size
> close to 90k
Use latest compilers, i. e. GCC 4.x; they optimize much better than
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