[UPDATE][BOOTLOADER] load kernel from ext2 partition when boot from sd card

marc zonzon marc.zonzon at gmail.com
Sun May 30 10:57:25 EDT 2010


On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:34 PM, Xiangfu Liu <xiangfu at sharism.cc> wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I recently update the bootloader of NanoNote.
>
> 1. when boot from sd card. bootloader will load "/boot/uImage" in the first
> ext2 partition.
>   so when you extract the rootfs tgz to sd card, remember copy
> openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-uImage.bin
>   to SDCARD:/boot/. rename it to "uImage"
>
> 2. when compile bootloader in openwrt "make package/uboot-xburst/compile".
> openwrt will generate
>   two files:
>     openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-u-boot.bin : this is for the NanoNote nand flash.
> which usbboot use.
>     openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-u-boot-for-xbboot.bin: this is for NanoNote ram.
> which xbboot use.
>   for more info please take a look at :
> http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Bootloader#Compile
>
>
> Best Regards
> Xiangfu Liu
> http://www.nanonote.cc
>
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Xiangfu

Could you explain, or give a pointer, to help to understand the role
and use of xbboot.
Thanks

Marc




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