Need help booting linux on IBM 405EP eval board

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Apr 3 05:55:31 EST 2004

In message <20040402182716.GC8540 at> you wrote:
> Standard bootloader which comes with 405ep eval board works fine with the Linux
> kernel, U-Boot - doesn't, and you are being told that it's not a U-Boot
> problem ?

It is not a problem that can be fixed in U-boot, as he must make sure
that Linux interptets the arguments passed by U-Boot correctly.

> So why don't you just use IBM bootloader and not U-Boot if you cannot get help
> from u-boot maillist?

He got help. Actually this is a FAQ.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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