[uClinux-dev] Combining bin files
hamilton at sedsystems.ca
Tue Mar 25 12:32:11 EST 2003
On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Van Rafelghem, Dominique wrote:
> This may be a rookie question but since I am new to uClinux here it goes
> This is my problem. I am bringing up a new board with our hardware engineer
> here, and I have a Colilo boot loader and a uClinux image file. We would
> like to combine the two bin files so that we can burn them into flash with
> one go.
I am not sure if you can do this with m68k-elf-objcopy. However, you can
do this with s-records. You can use m68k-elf-objcopy to turn your bin file
into an s-record. There are free tools to manipulate srecords and merge
them together. Goto http://srecord.sourceforge.net/ for these tools.
> Does anyone know how to combine the two bin files (colilo.bin, and
> image.bin) and create one bin file to load on the target? Also, the
> image.bin file needs to be placed at a known location in flash so that the
> boot loader can find it and launch the kernel?
> Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
The kernel needs to be at a known location for colilo to find it. If
colilo includes user interface support, you should be able to specify the
> Dominique Van Rafelghem
Kendrick Hamilton E.I.T.
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