Xilinx PowerPC

Alan Casey alan.casey5 at mail.dcu.ie
Sat Feb 23 05:58:04 EST 2008

>-- Original Message --
>Subject: RE: Xilinx PowerPC
>Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 10:11:19 -0800
>From: "Stephen Neuendorffer" <stephen.neuendorffer at xilinx.com>
>To: <alan.casey5 at mail.dcu.ie>,
>	"Grant Likely" <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
>Cc: linuxppc-embedded <linuxppc-embedded at ozlabs.org>
>> Hi,
>>   Just wondering - is it possible to use U-Boot on the Xilinx XUPV2PRO
>>   board or any similar tools (such as libfdt?) to copy a Linux kernel
>>   ramdisk filesystem from a SystemACE card to memory, uncompress them
>>   boot the Linux kernel etc?? If so is there any notes/docs about how
>> do
>>   this or similar online anywhere?
>>   Any info. appreciated,
>>   Regards&Thanks,
>>   Alan.
>In theory, yes...  All the infrastructure to do this exists, but I don't
>know of anyone who as actually tried it yet with ARCH=powerpc kernels.

 So i can try the latest official U-Boot releases with the ML300 configuration
or is there a port or similar of U-Boot for the Xilinx XUPV2PRO board??


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