Linux on MPC5200 - LITE5200EVAL & New bestcomm code ?
wd at denx.de
Wed Mar 3 19:03:26 EST 2004
In message <40458A8C.8020009 at 246tNt.com> you wrote:
> and it works just fine ... Apparently when the kernel was too big, the
> area near 100000 is probably used by u-boot in some way, maybe during
Well, it is not used by U-Boot itself, but when you have a big Linux
kernel it starts overwriting itself when you uncompress it to address
> software issue. Maybe u-boot should give some warning about that ( if
> it's the cause, not yet sure ). But that's off topic here.
U-Boot does not know the uncompressed size in advance. And anyway -
it's a pilot error :-) In modification of anmother famous quote:
"U-Boot was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things,
because that would also stop you from doing clever things."
> Now, I'm just looking forward for new BestComm code, to get AC97 and IDE
> DMA running ( quite slow and CPU intensive right now ... ).
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