[PATCH 2/3] doc: boards: imx: document image creation

Bastian Krause bst at pengutronix.de
Tue Jun 4 09:53:07 PDT 2019


Signed-off-by: Bastian Krause <bst at pengutronix.de>
---
 Documentation/boards/imx.rst | 15 +++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/boards/imx.rst b/Documentation/boards/imx.rst
index 27d0123c87..abd9c76151 100644
--- a/Documentation/boards/imx.rst
+++ b/Documentation/boards/imx.rst
@@ -31,6 +31,21 @@ the i.MX images are generated with the ``scripts/imx/imx-image`` tool.
 Normally it's not necessary to call this tool manually, it is executed
 automatically at the end of the build process.
 
+Required entries for an i.MX image in ``images/Makefile.imx`` are for example:
+
+.. code-block:: none
+
+  pblb-$(CONFIG_MACH_MYBOARD) += start_imx6dl_myboard
+  CFG_start_imx6dl_myboard.pblb.imximg = $(board)/myboard/flash-header-imx6dl-myboard.imxcfg
+  FILE_barebox-imx6dl-myboard.img = start_imx6dl_myboard.pblb.imximg
+  image-$(CONFIG_MACH_MYBOARD) += barebox-imx6dl-myboard.img
+
+The first line defines the entry function of the pre-bootloader.
+This function must be defined in the board's ``lowlevel.c``.
+The second line describes the flash header to be used for the image, which is
+then compiled into an imximg file.
+The prebootloader is then added to the final barebox image.
+
 The images generated by the build process can be directly written to an
 SD card:
 
-- 
2.20.1




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