[Gta04-owner] Kernel 3.16-rc2

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Jun 23 15:59:58 CEST 2014


Am 23.06.2014 um 15:40 schrieb Neil Jerram:

> On 2014-06-23 13:13, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> 
>> Just install the latest u-boot to NAND flash (no need to reflash the
>> kernel/rootfs) from
>> 	http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/20140610-GTA04-beta-3.15.0-wheezy-7.5/
>> It will automatically detect which board you have, load the correct
>> device tree file
>> and therefore you can copy all of them to the SD card. And there is no
>> need to append
>> it to the zImage any more.
>> After flashing the new u-boot, it is sufficient to have some ext2/3/4
>> partition which
>> provides /boot/uImage, /boot/*.dtb and /boot/bootargs.scr
> 
> Cool, I will try this this evening, time permitting.
> 
> Will the new u-boot still boot older (e.g. 3.7) kernels as well?

Yes. It is just an addition to load a device tree file if present. If there
isn't any it will locate and boot the kernel without DT.

BR,
Nikolaus




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