[Lenny400] Patches for linux-stable

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Sun Sep 3 18:15:58 CEST 2017


On Sunday 3. September 2017 18.01.04 H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> 
> I am not sure. The uImage/zImage has no sections - it is just a BLOB loaded
> to RAM and started somewhere.

Sorry, I always forget this! I just checked some bare-metal stuff I did for 
the NanoNote, and of course the thing which happens right before mkimage is 
"objcopy -O binary" on the .elf file to get a .bin file.

> I suspect that CONFIG_MIPS_ELF_APPENDED_DTB needs some ELF loader to start
> the kernel.

Yes, that would sound about right.

> The RAW seems to be the same as for ARM (and we had used that for a while
> in the GTA04 for the NAND image until we did update U-Boot to load the
> DTB).

So some kind of RAW solution it is, then.

Paul


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