[U-Boot-Users] How to skip network driver?

Joakim Tjernlund joakim.tjernlund at transmode.se
Fri Jan 26 17:33:15 CET 2007

> In message 
> <F6AD7E21CDF4E145A44F61F43EE6D939CBC6FC at tmnt04.transmode.se> 
> you wrote:
> >
> > How about the bootm stuff? That seems to always be present.
> Indeed. U-Boot is a boot loader, so we assume you will always want to
> load and boot.

So I am the first that found another use :)

> > I am thinking about doing an very small boot to that will 
> be quick to
> > program over JTAG and that boot will only install other images,
> > including replacing
> > itself, using tftp.
> -> size common/cmd_bootm.o
>    text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
>    7000     520       0    7520    1d60 common/cmd_bootm.o
> Do you really think this will make any visible difference in terms of
> download speed? It's probably just 3...5% of the image size.

Well, thats one of many. Also I THINK you should be able to loose some
other bits needed by bootm such as zlib(10K) possibly crc32 also.


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