Commit 0267768e authored by Matthew McClintock's avatar Matthew McClintock Committed by Jon Loeliger

* Modify bootm command to support booting with flat device trees Patch by...

* Modify bootm command to support booting with flat device trees Patch by Matthew McClintock 26-June-2006
parent f73e73ba
......@@ -447,6 +447,11 @@ The following options need to be configured:
Board code has addition modification that it wants to make
to the flat device tree before handing it off to the kernel
CONFIG_OF_BOOT_CPU
This define fills in the correct boot cpu in the boot
param header, the default value is zero if undefined.
- Serial Ports:
CFG_PL010_SERIAL
......@@ -3013,6 +3018,55 @@ format!) to the "bootm" command:
bash#
Boot Linux and pass a flat device tree:
-----------
First, U-Boot must be compiled with the appropriate defines. See the section
titled "Linux Kernel Interface" above for a more in depth explanation. The
following is an example of how to start a kernel and pass an updated
flat device tree:
=> print oftaddr
oftaddr=0x300000
=> print oft
oft=oftrees/mpc8540ads.dtb
=> tftp $oftaddr $oft
Speed: 1000, full duplex
Using TSEC0 device
TFTP from server 192.168.1.1; our IP address is 192.168.1.101
Filename 'oftrees/mpc8540ads.dtb'.
Load address: 0x300000
Loading: #
done
Bytes transferred = 4106 (100a hex)
=> tftp $loadaddr $bootfile
Speed: 1000, full duplex
Using TSEC0 device
TFTP from server 192.168.1.1; our IP address is 192.168.1.2
Filename 'uImage'.
Load address: 0x200000
Loading:############
done
Bytes transferred = 1029407 (fb51f hex)
=> print loadaddr
loadaddr=200000
=> print oftaddr
oftaddr=0x300000
=> bootm $loadaddr - $oftaddr
## Booting image at 00200000 ...
Image Name: Linux-2.6.17-dirty
Image Type: PowerPC Linux Kernel Image (gzip compressed)
Data Size: 1029343 Bytes = 1005.2 kB
Load Address: 00000000
Entry Point: 00000000
Verifying Checksum ... OK
Uncompressing Kernel Image ... OK
Booting using flat device tree at 0x300000
Using MPC85xx ADS machine description
Memory CAM mapping: CAM0=256Mb, CAM1=256Mb, CAM2=0Mb residual: 0Mb
[snip]
More About U-Boot Image Types:
------------------------------
......
......@@ -465,6 +465,13 @@ U_BOOT_CMD(
"[addr [arg ...]]\n - boot application image stored in memory\n"
"\tpassing arguments 'arg ...'; when booting a Linux kernel,\n"
"\t'arg' can be the address of an initrd image\n"
#ifdef CONFIG_OF_FLAT_TREE
"\tWhen booting a Linux kernel which requires a flat device-tree\n"
"\ta third argument is required which is the address of the of the\n"
"\tdevice-tree blob. To boot that kernel without an initrd image,\n"
"\tuse a '-' for the second argument. If you do not pass a third\n"
"\ta bd_info struct will be passed instead\n"
#endif
);
#ifdef CONFIG_SILENT_CONSOLE
......@@ -500,11 +507,6 @@ fixup_silent_linux ()
}
#endif /* CONFIG_SILENT_CONSOLE */
#ifdef CONFIG_OF_FLAT_TREE
extern const unsigned char oftree_dtb[];
extern const unsigned int oftree_dtb_len;
#endif
#ifdef CONFIG_PPC
static void
do_bootm_linux (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag,
......@@ -616,7 +618,17 @@ do_bootm_linux (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag,
/*
* Check if there is an initrd image
*/
#ifdef CONFIG_OF_FLAT_TREE
/* Look for a '-' which indicates to ignore the ramdisk argument */
if (argc >= 3 && strcmp(argv[2], "-") == 0) {
debug ("Skipping initrd\n");
data = 0;
}
else
#endif
if (argc >= 3) {
debug ("Not skipping initrd\n");
SHOW_BOOT_PROGRESS (9);
addr = simple_strtoul(argv[2], NULL, 16);
......@@ -724,6 +736,15 @@ do_bootm_linux (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag,
len = data = 0;
}
#ifdef CONFIG_OF_FLAT_TREE
if (argc >= 3)
{
of_flat_tree = (char *) simple_strtoul(argv[3], NULL, 16);
printf ("Booting using flat device tree at 0x%x\n",
of_flat_tree);
}
#endif
if (!data) {
debug ("No initrd\n");
}
......@@ -793,15 +814,6 @@ do_bootm_linux (cmd_tbl_t *cmdtp, int flag,
initrd_end = 0;
}
#ifdef CONFIG_OF_FLAT_TREE
if (initrd_start == 0)
of_flat_tree = (char *)(((ulong)kbd - OF_FLAT_TREE_MAX_SIZE -
sizeof(bd_t)) & ~0xF);
else
of_flat_tree = (char *)((initrd_start - OF_FLAT_TREE_MAX_SIZE -
sizeof(bd_t)) & ~0xF);
#endif
debug ("## Transferring control to Linux (at address %08lx) ...\n",
(ulong)kernel);
......
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