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Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH v5] Support u-boot noload images for arm as used b

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH v5] Support u-boot noload images for arm as used by, NetBSD/evbarm GENERIC kernel.
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 15:55:50 +0000

On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 08:31, Nick Hudson <address@hidden> wrote:
> noload kernels are loaded with the u-boot image header and as a result
> the header size needs adding to the entry point.  Fake up a hdr so the
> kernel image is loaded at the right address and the entry point is
> adjusted appropriately.
> The default location for the uboot file is 32MiB above bottom of DRAM.
> This matches the recommendation in Documentation/arm/Booting.

That avoids the bootloader-clash issue nicely.

> Clarify the load_uimage API to state the passing of a load address when an
> image doesn't specify one, or when loading a ramdisk is expected.
> Adjust callers of load_uimage, etc.

Applied to target-arm.next, thanks.

-- PMM

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