Patchwork [U-Boot] doc/README.falcon: Clarify steps slightly.

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Submitter Tom Rini
Date June 27, 2014, 1:03 p.m.
Message ID <1403874230-31939-1-git-send-email-trini@ti.com>
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Permalink /patch/364960/
State Accepted
Delegated to: Tom Rini
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Tom Rini - June 27, 2014, 1:03 p.m.
Make it clear that we need to load a legacy-formatted (aka uImage)
kernel into memory as well as the DT if used before using "spl export".

Cc: Yebio Mesfin <ymesfin@ti.com>
Signed-off-by: Tom Rini <trini@ti.com>
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 doc/README.falcon |    7 ++++---
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
Wolfgang Denk - June 27, 2014, 6:11 p.m.
Dear Tom,

In message <1403874230-31939-1-git-send-email-trini@ti.com> you wrote:
> Make it clear that we need to load a legacy-formatted (aka uImage)
> kernel into memory as well as the DT if used before using "spl export".

Can this not also be a FIT image (or even a zImage)?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk
Tom Rini - July 8, 2014, 1:37 a.m.
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 09:03:50AM -0400, Tom Rini wrote:

> Make it clear that we need to load a legacy-formatted (aka uImage)
> kernel into memory as well as the DT if used before using "spl export".
> 
> Cc: Yebio Mesfin <ymesfin@ti.com>
> Signed-off-by: Tom Rini <trini@ti.com>

Applied to u-boot/master, thanks!
Tom Rini - July 8, 2014, 1:42 a.m.
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 08:11:07PM +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Dear Tom,
> 
> In message <1403874230-31939-1-git-send-email-trini@ti.com> you wrote:
> > Make it clear that we need to load a legacy-formatted (aka uImage)
> > kernel into memory as well as the DT if used before using "spl export".
> 
> Can this not also be a FIT image (or even a zImage)?

It cannot yet, no.

Patch

diff --git a/doc/README.falcon b/doc/README.falcon
index 82a254b..e9f8a75 100644
--- a/doc/README.falcon
+++ b/doc/README.falcon
@@ -31,9 +31,10 @@  informed to load it before running the kernel.
 To boot the kernel, these steps under a Falcon-aware U-Boot are required:
 
 1. Boot the board into U-Boot.
-Use the "spl export" command to generate the kernel parameters area or the DT.
-U-Boot runs as when it boots the kernel, but stops before passing the control
-to the kernel.
+After loading the desired legacy-format kernel image into memory (and DT as
+well, if used), use the "spl export" command to generate the kernel parameters
+area or the DT.  U-Boot runs as when it boots the kernel, but stops before
+passing the control to the kernel.
 
 2. Save the prepared snapshot into persistent media.
 The address where to save it must be configured into board configuration