Linux boot args with PReP image

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Nov 1 08:22:56 EST 2003

In message <BAY9-F64QUsi6dnG8Cq0008719d at> you wrote:
> This, of course, means that if we decide to change the location of root, or
> more appropriately decide to have two separate roots between which we would
> have switch back and forth, I'll have to recompile the kernel with the new
> string and then put that onto the PReP partition.

This was one of the reasons why I started to develop U-Boot  (ok,  by
then the name was still PPCBoot).

> Has anyone done anything similar or have any tips for me?

Porting U-Boot to a new board is not that much work...

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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