[RFT PATCH v5 0/3] Add compressed Image booting support
atishp at atishpatra.org
Fri Mar 27 19:58:12 CET 2020
On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 4:25 PM Atish Patra <atish.patra at wdc.com> wrote:
> This patch series extends booti to support compressed images
> as well. Following compressed images are supported for now.
> lzma, lzo, bzip2, gz.
> Other compression methods can easily be supported if required.
> The above compression methods are common ones that Linux kernel
> (ARM64/RISC-V) and U-Boot supports.
> Changes from v4->v5
> 1. Moved back to explicit kernel_comp_size enviornemnt variable
> from filesize.
> 2. Rebased on top latest master.
> Changes from v3->v4
> 1. Removed CONFIG_SYS_BOOTM_LEN usage.
> Atish Patra (3):
> lib: kconfig: Add option to set BZIP2 compression method
> image: Add a common compression type detection function.
> image: Add compressed Image parsing support in booti.
> cmd/booti.c | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> common/image.c | 23 ++++++++++++++++
> doc/README.distro | 12 +++++++++
> doc/board/sifive/fu540.rst | 55 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> include/image.h | 21 +++++++++++++++
> lib/Kconfig | 5 ++++
> 6 files changed, 155 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
The series is not in master yet. I am not sure about the merge window
cycle for U-Boot.
I am assuming nothing else is required for this series to go in.
Please let me know otherwise.
The patchwork shows it is delegated to Tom. I guess it will end up in
master in sometime before the next release.
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