[U-Boot] [PATCH V6] BOOT: Add "bootz" command to boot Linux zImage on ARM

Marek Vasut marek.vasut at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 20:05:03 CET 2012

Dear Rob Herring,

> On 03/15/2012 02:52 AM, Marek Vasut wrote:
> > From: Marek Vasut <marek.vasut at gmail.com>
> > 
> > This command boots Linux zImage from where the zImage is loaded to.
> > Passing initrd and fdt is supported.
> This is great! However, the initrd is still in the u-boot image format,
> right?
> If a raw initrd is supported, then we could get rid of flash-kernel on
> disk-based debian/ubuntu systems. The file size is known from the
> filesystem, but then needs to get to the bootz command somehow.

Yes. Initrd still needs a bit of work, ideas?

Best regards,
Marek Vasut

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