[Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Re: LinuxBIOS for ARM; or Merging LinuxBIOS with BLOB]]
bari at onelabs.com
Thu Sep 26 03:08:00 CEST 2002
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: "LinuxBIOS for ARM" or "Merging LinuxBIOS with
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 03:04:41 -0400
From: Thomas Chen <tchen at on-go.com>
To: Bari Ari <bari at onelabs.com>
CC: lart <lart at lart.tudelft.nl>
References: <3D92A629.3010606 at onelabs.com>
that is not true.... i have armboot booting uclinux on
atmel eb40, oki and a customed dev board.... quite nice...
i looked at blob myself and thought armboot was much easier to work with
Bari Ari wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: "LinuxBIOS for ARM" or "Merging LinuxBIOS with BLOB"
> Date: 26 Sep 2002 14:01:56 +0800
> From: ollie lho
> To: Nicholas Mistry
> CC: linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> References: <3D920BDB.6080508 at onelabs.com>
> <18188.8.131.52.152.1033017219.squirrel at 184.108.40.206>
> On Thu, 2002-09-26 at 13:13, Nicholas Mistry wrote:
>> Just for the record, i have worked extensively with blob. Especially
>> during the StrongARM port of linux.
>> The IPAQ 36xx, 37xx, 38xx handhelds are based off the Intel
>> Assabet/Neponset Development platform. The assabet is a StrongARM 1110
>> chip, and the neponset a 1111 chip.
>> I currently own one of these, and i have to say its a nice setup.
>> After i
>> got my IPAQ 3870, i put the Assabet/Neponset hardware asside.
>> BLOB is a great little bootloader. It has definitely come a long way in
>> the past year. The one thing that i disliked about it was the mechanics
>> for updating flash. But i am sure they have worked that out by now.
> Do you know if Blob can load uClinux ?? I found that most of the ARM
> bootloaders only support ARM-Linux. (Am I wrong ??)
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