Change of TEXT_OFFSET for multi_v7_defconfig
peter.maydell at linaro.org
Wed Apr 16 14:36:11 PDT 2014
On 16 April 2014 22:08, Christopher Covington <cov at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> On 04/16/2014 03:14 PM, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
>> But both QEMU and the boot-wrapper should deal with zImage. That's the
>> only image format with documented load offset is guaranteed not to
>> change i.e. it can be loaded at about any offset as zImage knows how to
>> relocate itself as needed. There is nowhere a guarantee that
>> TEXT_OFFSET can't change.
> QEMU definitely does support zImage and I believe it's promoted as the main
> boot method.
Yes; we also support uImage. The code nominally handling Image
actually currently loads at 0x10000, so the set of people who actually
try to use it is obviously not very large :-)
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