[PATCH] arm: add support to generate uImage

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Mon Apr 25 11:48:34 EDT 2011

> > +	hex
> > +	default TEXT_BASE
> > +	help
> > +	  The Address barebox gets load at as a uImage
> > +
> No, please don't. When you load barebox with itself you end up
> overwriting the running barebox with the just loaded image if using
> TEXT_BASE here.
> barebox can be started from any address in SDRAM. Isn't there a
> mechanism to support this with the uImage format? The U-Boot guys have
> the same problem with ARM_PATCH_PHYS_VIRT in the kernel aswell, so I
> assume this is already solved in some way, no?
I known but the uImage does not allow you to do so
and no they do not do so

for us we can add a -l and -e option to bootm to overwrite the default load address
and entry point but for orlder u-boot or barebox we can not so this is the
only way to specify one for the uImage

Best Regards,

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