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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] RISC-V: Add an Image header that boot loader can parse.
On Thu, 6 Jun 2019, Atish Patra wrote:

> Currently, the last stage boot loaders such as U-Boot can accept only
> uImage which is an unnecessary additional step in automating boot
> process.
>
> Add an image header that boot loader understands and boot Linux from
> flat Image directly.

...


> +#if __riscv_xlen == 64
> + /* Image load offset(2MB) from start of RAM */
> + .dword 0x200000
> +#else
> + /* Image load offset(4MB) from start of RAM */
> + .dword 0x400000
> +#endif

Is there a rationale behind these load offset values?


- Paul

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