[U-Boot-Users] RFC: New U-boot image format
wd at denx.de
Fri Dec 21 16:17:40 CET 2007
In message <476BD5E9.3030601 at semihalf.com> you wrote:
> > This is no argument for not creating some more centralized image
> > processing code, or is it?
> No, it's not. But I have doubts whether bootm is a good place for it.
> Maybe we should rather go for new generic command, something like
> 'imrun' or similar. And maybe even, move standalone application
It certainly makes sense to factor out this code, but I'm not sure yet
if a separate command will be needed.
> execution from bootm to a dedicated hook that'll be available from
> 'imrun'. This way, bootm would become strict OS booting command,
But "bootm" already *is* a strict OS booting command.
I'm not sure what youre reference to standalone applications is
supposed to mean in this contexzt - but SA apps are NOT booted by
bootm, they get started using the "go" command.
> potentially also available from 'imrun' via a hook.
...or vice versa.
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