[U-Boot-Users] Need some clarification on certain points

Jerry Van Baren gerald.vanbaren at smiths-aerospace.com
Wed Jan 24 15:43:14 CET 2007

Deepak $ehrawat wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I am new to U-boot. I am trying to port u-boot onto a propritery board 
> based on MPC8560.I have certain doubts regarding the u-boot's code ( i 
> am using latest version of U-boot) :-
> 1) File :-   cpu/mpc85xx/cpu_init.c
>    function :- cpu_init_f()
>    Doubt :- Why are we not filling the values of (memory mapped 
> registers ) BR2 & OR2 if CONFIG_MPC85xx flag is defined ?

Sorry, don't know.

> 2) Has anybody used CFG_POST_ETHER , CFG_POST_CACHE flags for MPC8560 
> based board ? ( as the post code for the same is not present in u-boot 
> ). If yes, then can you please send me the respective post files for the 
> same ?

Sorry, don't know.

> 3) My board has 512KB of Boot Flash. After compiling the u-boot code, 
> the size of elf comes out to be 666234bytes ( as shown by "ls -l" 
> command). Is there any way i can make sure that the actual size of the 
> elf is not more than the size of boot flash ?

You can use objdump to get lots of information from the elf file, 
including sizes of sections.

> Regards,
> Deepak


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