cuImage and multi image?

Shawn Jin shawnxjin at
Tue Sep 21 03:52:30 EST 2010

>> I have a cuImage kernel in order to support legacy u-boot and a
>> ramdisk image. Kernel boots fine if these two images are separate and
>> "bootm $kernel $ramdisk" is used. But I can not make it to work using
>> a single multi image that contains the kernel and ramdisk images. Is
>> it even technically possible to boot a multi-image with cuboot
>> wrapper?
> Try the following steps:
> ------
> 1. cp <your ramdisk.gz> arch/powerpc/boot/ramdisk.image.gz
> 2. make cuImage.initrd.<your target>
> You can get one Image, cuImage.initrd.<your target>, including kernel and ramdisk.

A follow up question. With this method, the total image size
(uncompressed) is limited to the 4MB (the link address of the boot


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