MPC8xx: wrong zimage_start
damm at kieraypc01.p.y.ki.era.ericsson.se
Wed Jun 2 23:49:59 EST 1999
> I think I need some help... I'm trying to port Linux to a "non-stan-
> dard" MPC860 board.
I've ported linux to a few custom 860 boards.
> Obviously, it does not provide the same
> environment as the EPPC-Bug on the MBX860 boards.
I am with you.
> Can anybody see what I'm doing wrong, or at least give me a few hints
> where to look?
Well, I havn't had any trouble like that.
I started loading a 'vmlinux' to address 0 and started at address 0x0c.
That was just because I didn't like the things that was done in the
boot-code for the zImage.
The MBX board reads some stuff from the NVRAM and does a few wierd
I've made a port to an ADS board from motorola, I've sent the patches to
I use the embedded-2.2.5 tarball, what code do you use?
My patches are for the embedded-2.2.5 code.
I've got a bootrom that loads a zImage or vmlinux from ATA-flash or
That might be a good start.
Another thing - remember to read the errata for the 860.
Revisions before C tend to have some problems.
And 860T has still (B3) got problems.
Good luck! /
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