[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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