[PATCH 1/2] ARM: Add Kconfig option to use mkimage -T kernel_noload

Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Wed Feb 29 07:29:42 EST 2012

On 17:03 Tue 28 Feb     , Stephen Warren wrote:
> uImage files typically encode a single absolute load and entry address.
> This is inconvenient when attempting to share that uImage across multiple
> SoCs with different physical RAM addresses. Recent versions of mkimage
> implement a "kernel_noload" image type which encodes no absolute load
> address, and a relative entry address. This works well for uImage-wrapped
> ARM zImages, since they are relocatable.
> This is enabled by commit b9b50e89d317c58becd0e2d7fac2e21e3a81dd0a
> "image: Implement IH_TYPE_KERNEL_NOLOAD" in U-Boot.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren at nvidia.com>
> ---
> I assume I should put this into the ARM patch tracker if it's OK?
Again a new option for uImage no why not just boot the zImage

in this case the uImage is useless

Best Regards,

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