MPC5200 Patches

Gary Thomas gary at
Thu Nov 13 02:49:30 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 08:18, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 01:34:57AM +0100, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> [snip]*
> > * Does it make sense to add a "Board uses UBoot" config option to
> >   individual boards? [BTW: the name is "U-Boot".] If we do something
> >   like this (which I'd appreciate) we should do it right - there
> >   might be some other boards that use this, too.
> My question is, is it possible to support both U-Boot and $(VENDOR
> FIRMWARE) in the same build?  If possible I'd like to avoid adding a
> question for any type of firmware or a define_bool based on board
> selection.  I think we allow for this on Sandpoints, so

Actually, I don't think it's possible to handle this in a general way.
In  particular, I'd also like to see a "Uses RedBoot" option, as the
booting process there is different from U-Boot, PPCBug, OF, ...  Sadly,
there is no real common ground and this truly is a target [board]

Gary Thomas <gary at>
MLB Associates

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