[patch]Make 2.6.7 kernel "make uImage" work for RPXlite DW

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sun Jul 18 19:10:06 EST 2004

In message <20040717224138.36870.qmail at web15205.mail.bjs.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> I found that the current 2.6.7 kernel "make uImage"
> can make pass but didn't work with U-Boot on RPXlite
> DW board.This fault is about bd_t,a FAQ in
> DULG-13.2.5.Linux hangs after uncompressing the
> kerne.So I make a patch against bk linuxppc-2.5 tree
> as following.Wolfgang,could you check it?

Sorry, I cannot. I don't have write permision on the  BK  trees.  Try
submitting a patch to this list oand/or the maintainers.

> 1.Why 2.6.x kernel still use ppcboot.h rather than
> u-boot.h?Anyway,ppcboot is a past thing.

You are right. Probably nobody bothered to submit a patch.e

> 2.Could <asm/ppcboot.h> include in rpxlite.h or
> <BOARD.h> to replace bd_t a better idea all the time?

Don't assume that everybody wants to use U-Boot. Maybe this  should be
made dependent on CONFIG_UBOOT like they did for the 5200 [in 2.4].

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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