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U-Boot booting RTEMS



OK the patch to U-Boot should show up on the public CVS in the next
couple of days. U-Boot passes its info structure in R3 (PPC only at the
moment, i have no other hardware) and the BSP should copy that
information very early, i do that in the start.S and use a tuned U-Boot
header file to get the structure layout and size. 

- Erwin

On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 18:21, emanuel stiebler wrote:
> Erwin Rol wrote:
>  > Hey all,
>  >
>  > I dunno if anybody else is already using U-Boot( AKA PPCBoot ) with
>  > RTEMS, but i made a small patch for U-Boot (which i will submit shortly
>  > to the U-Boot maintainers ) that give mkimage the posibility to create
>  > gzipped RTEMS images, and boot them. I pass the U-Boot config structure
>  > in R3 , to use this structure one needs a tweaked header from U-boot,
>  > the structure is depended on what CPU is used, it is very simple though,
>  > and should not be hard to integrate in the BSP.
>  >
>  > If there is any interest i can make patches for both RTEMS and U-Boot so
>  > that ppl can try it before those patches get accepted by the developers
>  > of U-Boot/RTEMS.
> 
> Interest for sure !
> However, I'm still fighting with my mpc8245 based hardware ;-)
> (using u-boot)
> 
> cheers
-- 
              Dipl.-Ing. Erwin Rol - Software Engineering
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                        email: erwin at muffin.org
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