Downloading Image

Matt Porter porter at
Tue Aug 27 06:57:47 EST 2002

On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 01:52:34AM +0530, Aman wrote:
> Hi
> I have build a linux image for IBM PPC 440 using the
> src-linuxppc_2_4_devel.tar.bz2 [Powerpc Kernel Source] taken from the
> website Now I want to download the
> image to the IBM PPC 440 evalkit for which I used elf2ppceval utilility by
> Grant Erickson.  I copied the script and named as mkevimg.shar. When I
> executed the command  "unshar mkevimg.shar ". I got the following error

This step is unnecessary.  The kernel build process generates a
'zImage.ebony' which is directly bootable on the IBM 440GP reference

> Can anyone help me in solving this issue or please suggest the way of
> downloading a the 440 image to the IBM PPC 440 evalkit. Also can you suggest
> me the cross-compiler for PPC 440.

The ppc4xx toolchain from the free ELDK is what you are looking for.

Matt Porter
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