Booting Linux on a Custom PPC Board
wd at denx.de
Wed Mar 3 10:51:44 EST 2004
In message <1078181934.4198.20.camel at budweiser> you wrote:
> We are writing our own boot loader code for a couple of reasons.
> o U-Boot does not support our ethernet chip or serial chip.
And you really think that developing a complete new bootloader
(including drivers for your ethernet and serial chips) is less effort
or easier that just adding these drivers to U-Boot?
> o VxWorks is in flash and we cannot change that in the near future.
> o The VxWorks boot loader initializes the hardware and
> we run our custom boot loader from its shell.
U-Boot can boot VxWorks just fine.
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