Subject: Re: NetBSD support PXA255?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Keichii Moto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/20/2005 21:59:45
Jachym Holecek wrote:
> > It seems that u-boot cannot recognize NetBSD.
> > Does anyone has experience about using u-boot to
> > NetBSD on pxa255 board? If so, please tell me how
> > do, thanks in advance.
> It's been a while since I played with u-boot (and it
> wasn't on PXA), but
> - You can try to load NetBSD as an ELF image
> (u-boot can do this,
> but I didn't try AFAICR).
I just tried to load NetBSD as an ELF,
it doesn't work.
# file netbsd
/root/netbsd: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, version
1 (ARM), statically linked, not stripped
## Total Size = 0x0030c74e = 3196750 Bytes
## Start Addr = 0xA2000000
## Booting image at a2000000 ...
Bad Magic Number
> - Or have a look how mkimage could be used. From
> toplevel README:
> The "uImage" build target uses a special tool
> (in 'tools/mkimage') to
> encapsulate a compressed Linux kernel image with
> header information,
> CRC32 checksum etc. for use with U-Boot. This is
> what we are doing:
> It would also be useful to know how exactly does the
> boot (or upload?)
Would you tell me how to use mkimage to convert it for
NetBSD? Thanks. I still have no idea...
> -- Jachym Holecek
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