Grant Likely grant.likely at
Thu Apr 24 04:49:01 EST 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:34 PM, David H. Lynch Jr.
<dhlii at> wrote:
>     I am trying to decipher hot to use the simpleboot devicetree wrapper
>  and I am not grasping the process.
>     I need an initramfs kernel, inside an elf wrapper.
>     right now I get that pretty much for free.
>     How do  ask for a simpleboot wrapper kernel ?
>        It is a target for a makefile in arch/powerpc/boot how to I cause
>  that target to get invoked
>     How does it choose the device tree to wrap ?
>     How does it interact with things like initramfs ?

make simpleImage.<boardname>
- or -
make simpleImage.initrd.<boardname>

The makefile will use arch/powerpc/boot/dts/<boardname>.dts for the device tree.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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