[U-Boot-Users] Ideas on U-Boot configuration with FDT
Jerry Van Baren
gerald.vanbaren at smiths-aerospace.com
Fri May 18 18:30:07 CEST 2007
Timur Tabi wrote:
> Jerry Van Baren wrote:
>> Yes, that is what "fdt addr" does today, it tells the u-boot innards
>> where the blob is (sets/changes the blob location). The user can
>> download a new blob and switch to using it via the "fdt addr" command.
> By "change", I thought you meant that "fdt addr" would actually move the
> device tree, since that's technically changing the address. Perhaps you
> meant "set the address"?
>> The user can use the "fdt addr" command to set/change the location of
>> the blob. Moving blobs is not out of scope, it is what "fdt move" does.
> How is "fdt move" different than cp.b followed by another "fdt addr"?
Conceptually the same thing but easier: you don't have to know (guess)
the blob size because fdt_open_into() gets the size from the source blob.
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