[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] 85xx: add ability to upload QE firmware

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Dec 17 20:37:55 CET 2007

In message <476696D3.90803 at freescale.com> you wrote:
> > Please follow the ongoing discussions of this topic and make sure  to
> > voice your wishes and requirements.
> Are you talking about "RFC: New U-boot image format"?  If so, then I just don't 

Yes, I do.

> see how that applies.  I don't want a new binary format, because I already have 
> one defined that works.  If you want me to add support for my binary blob 
> wrapped in some other kind of image format, I can add that *after* this patch 
> has been applied, since the ability to accept these binary blobs as-is is necessary.

Think about the situation that someone whats to use DHCP to boot  his
board,  which  will  usually  result  in the TFTP download of exactly
*one* image from a TFTP server. That image should  then  contain  the
Linux  kernel,  the dtb, the QE firmware image, eventually a ramdisk,
and maybe even more... That's what the new image format is about.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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