UPM driver of MPC8260

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jul 1 22:18:00 EST 2004

In message <20040701111230.27014.qmail at web12825.mail.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> i am going to make my custom SBC8260 standalone , so i
> need to replace the ppcboot of the board with a
> bootable linux image. I want this linux to mount the

No, this makes no sense. leave the PPCBoot as is, and use it to  boot

> flash, and then i put my own final program on the
> flash , and as a service, linux will run the program
> on any reset.(now,it would be standalone)

Yes, booted by PPCBoot from flash.

> so i cannot hold the ppcboot (u-boot) on the flash, i
> need the changes in my linux image , or using a linux
> driver.

You will always need a boot loader to initialize the  hardware.  This
is what PPCBoot is doing for you. Only then you can start Linux.

> (I know board needs bootloader anyway , but i don't
> know what it is. is it ppcboot? or ELDK makes a
> bootable linux?)

Yes, PPCBoot is the boot loader. Do NOT replace it, just use it.

> Any other point of view is really wellcome.

Did you read the DULG? See http://www.denx.de/twiki/bin/view/DULG/Manual

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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