[PATCH] Documentation: user: suggest U-Boot's bootm, not go

Ahmad Fatoum a.fatoum at pengutronix.de
Mon Jun 17 07:18:46 PDT 2019


Unlike barebox, U-Boot's go command doesn't have any provisions
for cache handling and as such, bootstrapping barebox via go can
cause stale data to be erroneously executed as instructions.

The official documentation[1] suggests use of bootm instead, which
does the necessary flushing and invalidation. Update our documentation
accordingly.

[1]: http://www.denx.de/wiki/view/DULG/UBootStandalone#Section_5.12.3.

Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum at pengutronix.de>
---
 Documentation/user/barebox.rst | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/user/barebox.rst b/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
index 1927fe4efcc5..d82163a88634 100644
--- a/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
+++ b/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
@@ -206,12 +206,12 @@ board documentation for initial bringup.
 
 barebox binaries are, where possible, designed to be startable second stage from another
 bootloader. For example, if you have U-Boot running on your board, you can start barebox
-with U-Boot's 'go' command:
+with U-Boot's ``bootm`` command:
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
   U-Boot: tftp $load_addr barebox.bin
-  U-Boot: go $load_addr
+  U-Boot: bootm $load_addr
 
 With barebox already running on your board, this can be used to chainload
 another barebox. For instance, if you mounted a TFTP server to ``/mnt/tftp``
-- 
2.20.1




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