[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH v3] Fix initrd length miscalculation in bootm command when using a dtu

Jerry Van Baren gerald.vanbaren at smiths-aerospace.com
Fri May 4 18:07:53 CEST 2007

Timur Tabi wrote:
> Jerry Van Baren wrote:
>> but I don't understand how to build an image with all three pieces in 
>> it (I tried to use the ":" in the -d source parameter and mkimage just 
>> got confused, couldn't find the files).  Am I expecting too much???  
>> Should I just be wrapping the three pieces individually and loading 
>> them separately?  What exactly are you doing to test this, Timur?
> The 'len' bug only shows up if both of these conditions are met:
> 1) You're booting an OF-enabled kernel (i.e. there's an fdt)
> 2) The fdt is wrapped in a dtu image (type IH_TYPE_FLATDT)
> I didn't test having the fdt merged in with other entities in a combined 
> image.  I just made a dtu and told the bootm command to use it.  So if 
> you want to test this code, I think just wrapping the three pieces 
> individually should be sufficient.
> Part of the problem is that the code looks for a dtu image.  If you 
> combine all three chunks into one image, then I don't know what the code 
> will do, because the image type won't be IH_TYPE_FLATDT.

Ahh, thank you.  That clarifies what I was misunderstanding.


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