Grant Likely grant.likely at
Thu Apr 24 05:48:45 EST 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 1:43 PM, David H. Lynch Jr.
<dhlii at> wrote:
> Grant Likely wrote:
>  > make simpleImage.<boardname>
>  > - or -
>  > make simpleImage.initrd.<boardname>
>  >
>  > The makefile will use arch/powerpc/boot/dts/<boardname>.dts for the device tree.
>     Thanks, I suspected most of that. But I have not see simpleboot in
>  Linus's tree yet,
>     so I have to back port the patch from the paulus tree and that makes
>  it harder to just try it.
>     I am correct in assuming that if I have my .config otherwise
>  properly setup for initramfs that
>     it is going to merge the kernel, dts, and initramfs into a single
>  image ?

Yes, the dtb and ramdisk images are just put into the wrapper image.
There are no .config values that manipulate the wrapping operation.
>     and is initramfs the plain or initrd target the correct one for
> initramfs ?

Its whatever kind of image you pass it.


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

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