How can I boot powerpc kernel?

Sergei Shtylyov sshtylyov at
Sat Aug 4 01:52:18 EST 2007


ssaravanan at wrote:

>  i am  new  to powerpc architecture.... i have a question that How i will
> boot powerpc kernel....? currently i am using MPC8555E network processor..
> using uboot and montavista kernel, using this i have tried to boot the
> kernel. After verification of images my board is hangs for ever....How can
> i solve this? Is that PowerPC required flat tree for booting linux kernel?

    Yes, you must supply the tree. If you're using U-Boot, the following 
sequence should boot you Linux:

=> tftpboot 800000 uImage
=> tftpboot e00000 mpc8555e.dtb
=> bootm 800000 - e00000

> thanks.

> Regards,
> Saravanan.S

WBR, Sergei

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