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Re: Support for sunxi-based ARM systems in d-i

On Thu, May 01, 2014 at 08:29:52AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-04-30 at 22:26 +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 07:35:35AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2014-04-26 at 23:25 +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > 
> > > > +setenv fdt_high ffffffff
> > > > +setenv initrd_high 0xffffffff
> > > 
> > > These shouldn't be needed with the latest sunxi u-boot.
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have tried booting a zImage with bootz and without setting
> > fdt_high and initrd_high on a fairly recent u-boot (U-Boot
> > 2014.04-01491-g303abf5i from Hans de Goede's sunxi-devel branch,
> > freshly built two days ago), but in this setup the system
> > freezes after "Starting kernel...":
> Was your u-boot environment initialised by an older version of u-boot?

Yes, it was.

> The proper fix for this issue is to set bootm_size=0x100000 which is
> done in the default env but I suppose won't happen for an existing env.

Indeed, bootm_size was undefined and upgrading u-boot did not set

> I think there is a suboption of the "env" command which will reset a
> given option to its default, but I don't have a CLI available right now
> to look. You could also reset all variables with the "env" command, but
> I could understand not wanting to.

After running "env default bootm_size; saveenv", booting works
fine. I'll put a notice about this into the installation guide.

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