need suggestions

LiuTao tliu at
Wed Nov 24 19:34:05 EST 1999


Dan Malek wrote:
> My approach is to actually port a Linux kernel to the 8xx board, which
I have a ADS8xx board and I downloaded kernel source mpc8xx-2.2.13.tgz
from Can you tell me how to port it to ADS8xx board and
make a bootrom of Linux?
I am a newbie, so please tell something in detail.


> is pretty easy these days for just the minimal network support, then
> slightly "customize" it (so it doesn't use _all_ of memory) and flash
> is using S-record download or BDM tools.  I then just use the Linux
> kernel with a TFTP application to do the job.  Just mmap() the unused
> memory for loading a new image, and modify the reboot to call a
> specific address rather than return to rom.
>         -- Dan

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