[U-Boot-Users] RFC: New U-boot image format
timur at freescale.com
Tue Dec 18 17:17:16 CET 2007
Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> NAK. Using an envuironment variable is definitely not a good idea,
> and probably not sufficient. Assume the situation where you have
> "autostart" set to "yes" and use DHCP to download and start the
> image, or where you use "tftp" followed by a "bootm" command to do
> the same. In both cases there is no direct "hook" to do what you ask
> for - ther eis no sane place where the envrionment variable would be
> set (in the network code?) nor where it would be taken into account.
If I have a plug-in for QE firmware blobs, couldn't the plug-in code just set
the environment variable anyway?
Linux kernel developer at Freescale
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