[U-Boot-Users] RFC: New U-boot image format

Timur Tabi timur at freescale.com
Tue Dec 18 20:47:29 CET 2007

Wolfgang Denk wrote:

> What good would this do to you? If you  run  a  "dhcp"  command  with
> autostart  enabled,  the image will immediately be autobooted - there
> will be no place for you to issue a command to do anything with  your
> environment variable.

Wouldn't it be better to run the 'bootcmd' variable?  That's how U-Boot has 
always autobooted.  I'm sure there are boards out there that need to run some 
commands before booting, and they use bootcmd to do that.

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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