Problem with cuImage Linux entry from old U-boot
scottwood at freescale.com
Wed Jul 23 04:05:06 EST 2008
On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 03:39:55PM -0500, Stephen Horton wrote:
> I have made great strides with help from this mailing list and its
> archives. I now have a compiled cuImage ready to boot from my older
> working u-boot 1.1.2. I now seem to be stuck at the kernel entry point.
> I'm not sure if I'm trying to jump into the kernel at the wrong address,
> or if I have a serial console issue that prevents me from seeing anymore
Most likely the latter, or some other issue that prevents the kernel from
booting to the point where the serial console functions.
> Linux/PowerPC load: ip=bootp root=/dev/nfs rw nfsroot=/opt/gentoo
> Finalizing device tree... flat tree at 0x7423a0
> If I run 'nm' on my elf image, I expect to find some entry point address
> that corresponds to 0x7423a0, but this is not the case.
Why would you expect that? It's a dynamically allocated chunk of memory
that holds the device tree that is passed to the kernel. It's not an entry
point; the entry point to the kernel is zero.
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