Re: apex-1.3.31 and sercomm flash header
* Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> [2006-08-05 00:44]:
> > 1) We *must* put the second stage, whatever it is, at the same
> > address in flash, 0x60000.
> Yes, that's right. In addition to this requirement, it seems that the
> FIS entry at 0x60000 has to be 8 blocks in size.
> Given that the loader/APEX partition has to be 8 blocks (1048576
BTW, I suppose this may be a problem for the NSLU2 people (but not for
Debian) because they cannot afford to waste flash space.
I thought of putting both APEX and the Linux kernel in one partition
and have APEX read the offset of the Linux kernel from the end of the
partition but I fear that this won't work either because the partition
can probably not be *longer* than 8 blocks either (but I haven't tested