[U-Boot-Users] CFG_MEMTEST_START board configuration setting

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Nov 6 10:41:49 CET 2006

In message <1ea6be8e0611060047n1a4006d7s91aea2df8a37241b at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> CFG_MEMTEST_START, CFG_MEMTEST_END - usually are set to only part of
> the memory range. Is this because the test is time-consuming? What are

No. But you probably don't want to  overwrite  the  exception  vector
code  (or  U-Boot will crash in the next timer interrupt) or the area
where U-Boot has it's code, stack  or  heap  (or  U-Boot  will  crash

> the guidelines for selecting this range?

The simple rule is: don't crash the system.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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