Re: [PATCH v2 0/6] ARM64: meson: GXBaby (S905) and Vega S95 enablement

From: Carlo Caione
Date: Wed Mar 23 2016 - 04:06:39 EST

On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 9:29 PM, Andreas FÃrber <afaerber@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 21.03.2016 um 23:36 schrieb Kevin Hilman:
>> On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 6:34 PM, Andreas FÃrber <afaerber@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Note: On the Vega S95 I need to change TEXT_OFFSET as follows,
>>> in order to avoid the vendor U-Boot overwriting itself (fwiu);
>>> for the Mini Mx that's reportedly not necessary.
>> FYI, the Amlogic P200 dev board also needs this hack with the factory u-boot.
> I have meanwhile found that
> mkimage -A arm64 -O linux -T kernel -C none -a 0x1080000 -e 0x1080000 \
> -n linux-next -d arch/arm64/boot/Image ../uImage
> and then using bootm instead of booti works even without the above hack
> on the Vega S95. Not a satisfactory solution yet, but better than
> patching the kernel in a distro-incompatible way.

I wonder if we can add this kind of information in Documentation/arm/meson/.
Probably it could be handy until we have a proper u-boot porting.

Carlo Caione