a question about mpc8xx linux

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Jul 28 03:53:43 EST 2007

poorbeyond wrote:
> my cpu is MPC860, use u-boot-1.1.4, linux-
> i use the "tftp 300000 uImage" command download kernel image,
> then use the "bootm 300000" command boot the image.

You'll need either a device-tree-aware u-boot or 8xx cuImage support; 
you can get the latter from the patchset I posted recently.

> i found the bootm cmd entered the /arch/ppc/kernel/head_8xx.s, stop at the instruction "rfi".
> is it right? after the instruction, where does the code go normally ? what should i do now?

The rfi transfers control to start_here:


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