[U-Boot-Users] questions booting Linux on a mpc8247

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu May 11 09:30:18 CEST 2006

In message <4462D187.5090501 at code4fun.us> you wrote:
> I just realized that the byte patterns above matches
> exactly what my vmlinux ELF image. Here is the hex
> dump:

Which means you did you build the image correctly. RTFM.

> So, u-boot appears to have extracted the image correctly

Yes, U-Boot works fine, but it cannot fix operator errors.

> Does u-boot understand ELF or does it only expect a pure
> binary?


Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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