[PATCH] arm: support booting of uimages with as barebox payload.
s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Tue Jul 17 11:34:44 EDT 2012
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 03:23:27PM +0200, Christian Kapeller wrote:
> On 07/17/2012 02:49 PM, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > On 13:23 Tue 17 Jul , Christian Kapeller wrote:
> >> Packing barebox within an uimage gives us integrity checking.
> >> Generate the image with:
> >> ./scripts/mkimage -A arm -O barebox -T firmware -C none -d barebox.bin -a 0xffffffff barebox.uimage
> >> Signed-off-by: Christian Kapeller <christian.kapeller at cmotion.eu>
> >> ---
> > boot it as a linux kernel
> > it will work
> You are right, it does. But then, I am asking myself, why is there a OS
> definition for 'barebox', when we aren't using it in the first place?
It's derived from U-Boot where it initially was:
#define IH_OS_U_BOOT 17 /* Firmware */
When renaming U-Boot to barebox this was one of the occurences of
'U_BOOT' that shouldn't have been renamed.
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