Verified boot support with FIT

Simon Glass sjg at
Fri Jan 15 17:18:06 PST 2016

Hi Jan,

On 15 January 2016 at 01:36, Jan Lübbe <jlu at> wrote:
> On Do, 2016-01-14 at 21:03 +0100, Marc Kleine-Budde wrote:
>> On 01/14/2016 08:30 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
>> > Someone pointed me to this support that is being added in Barebox. I see
>> > that it still has the copyright but does not attribute U-Boot. I'm just
>> > checking if that is that an oversight?
>> I've Cc'ed Jan, who has written the code. Quoting from his first patch
>> to the barebox mailinglist:
>> > this is the current work-in-progress state of my FIT support patches.
>> > The FIT loading code has basically been rewritten from scratch, as the
>> > original U-Boot code uses libfdt and barebox's DT support works on an
>> > in-memory tree.
> Yes, this is still correct for the recent submissions.
> The barebox code only supports the signed configurations with hashed
> images, as the goal was to use this for verified boot. Supporting only
> this mode keeps the complexity down.
> Simon, do you think it is a derived work of the U-Boot FIT code?

The verified boot implementation looks like it came from U-Boot.


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