RE: [PATCH 1/2] ARM: Add Kconfig option to use mkimage -T kernel_noload

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Stephen Warren wrote at Tuesday, February 28, 2012 5:03 PM:
> uImage files typically encode a single absolute load and entry address.
> This is inconvenient when attempting to share that uImage across multiple
> SoCs with different physical RAM addresses. Recent versions of mkimage
> implement a "kernel_noload" image type which encodes no absolute load
> address, and a relative entry address. This works well for uImage-wrapped
> ARM zImages, since they are relocatable.
> This is enabled by commit b9b50e89d317c58becd0e2d7fac2e21e3a81dd0a
> "image: Implement IH_TYPE_KERNEL_NOLOAD" in U-Boot.

So Russell, are you NAKing this patch then?

If so, I guess I'll just go and add more cruft to my copy-a-kernel-to-
an-sd-card script. Which is a pity since every other person will have
to do the same, but oh well.


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