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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] Kbuild: Implement CONFIG_UIMAGE_KERNEL_NOLOAD
Hi Stephen,

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 11:30, Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> This allows the user to use U-Boot's mkimage's -T kernel_noload option
> if their arch Kconfig allows it, and they desire.
>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org>
> ---
> diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
> index 6cfd71d..2035562 100644
> --- a/init/Kconfig
> +++ b/init/Kconfig
> @@ -203,6 +203,21 @@ config KERNEL_LZO
>
>  endchoice
>
> +config ALLOW_UIMAGE_KERNEL_NOLOAD
> +       bool
> +
> +config UIMAGE_KERNEL_NOLOAD
> +       bool "Use mkimage's -T kernel_noload instead of -T kernel"
> +       depends on ALLOW_UIMAGE_KERNEL_NOLOAD
> +       help
> +         uImage files of type "kernel" embed an absolute load and entry point
> +         address. If the uImage is loaded to a different address, then the
> +         image must be copied the uImage file to the specified load address.

You seem to have an excess "the uImage file" in here.

> +         This copy is a waste of time if the uImage is in fact completely
> +         relocatable. If your kernel and bootloader support it, you can build
> +         a "kernel_noload" uImage rather than a "kernel" uImage, which
> +         prevents any such copying. If unsure say N.
> +
>  config DEFAULT_HOSTNAME
>        string "Default hostname"
>        default "(none)"

Thanks,

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