[PATCH v3 22/26] rockchip: evb-rk3288: Drop raw-image support

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Fri Mar 18 23:31:20 CET 2022

Hi Alper,

On Mon, 14 Mar 2022 at 15:32, Alper Nebi Yasak <alpernebiyasak at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/03/2022 08:02, Simon Glass wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Mar 2022 at 12:36, Alper Nebi Yasak <alpernebiyasak at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 06/03/2022 06:19, Simon Glass wrote:
> >>> This boards uses SPL_FIT so does not need to support loading a raw image.
> >>
> >> This sounds OK to me, but...
> >>
> >>> Drop it to avoid binman trying to insert a symbol which has no value.
> >>
> >> I couldn't figure out how it leads to this in the code. I guess some
> >> ifdefs or optimization steps dropping the binman symbols from the ELF file?
> >
> > Well the raw-image method uses a symbol in SPL which holds the
> > image-pos of U-Boot. If we disable that, then the symbol is not used
> > and we don't have to set it. See spl_ram_load_image().
> Can you double-check this? Looks to me like the symbol isn't set both
> before/after this patch only because there's no image using u-boot-spl
> or u-boot-tpl entries. At u-boot-dm/fit-working, binman verbose output
> shows symbols being set as a later patch adds such entries.

Yes it is needed for the later patch. I have to put this patch before
that one to avoid a breakage.

> But, I did get u-boot-any symbols to disappear by disabling
> CONFIG_{SPL,TPL}_BINMAN_SYMBOLS, and u-boot-spl symbols by editing
> common/spl/spl.c to make that config's ifdef include those symbols.

Yes that would work.


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