[PATCH 19/19] bootwrapper: compatibility layer for old U-Boots (a.k.a. cuImage, cuboot)

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Fri Feb 9 08:15:29 EST 2007

On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 05:01:49PM -0600, Scott Wood wrote:
> Add a bootwrapper platform (cuboot) that takes a bd_t from a legacy
> U-Boot, and inserts data from it into a device tree which has been
> compiled into the kernel.  This should help ease the transition to
> arch/powerpc in cases where U-Boot has not yet been updated to pass a
> device tree, or where upgrading firmware isn't practical.
> The device trees currently in the kernel tree must have
> /chosen/linux,stdout-path added to work with cuboot.
> The kernel command line, mac addresses, and various clocks will be filled
> in based on the bd_t.

You're still using config dependent stuff in here...

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