13316Re: What has to be changed on a fattened slug
- Jun 1, 2006
> The existing bootloader (Redboot) can be used with memory sizes up toTested on a 128MB slug. Not sure if it will work on a 64MB slug. You need to modify the kernel to make it work.
> 64M according to information in the Wiki. If this is true, it is very
> good since it means that you can use the upgrade facility built in to
> Redboot to load up a suitable flash image. It also means that you do
> not have to replace the bootloader which is risky business.
> The kernels presently being built by the openembedded system areIt is stored at .config file located at the root of the build directory. This is a hidden file.
> defaulting to a memory size of 32M. There is a mechanism built into
> the kernel source (checkout nslu2_setup.c) that builds the command
> line. The comments say you can override the 32M size by changing a
> configuration line. I cannot find out where but I am still looking.
> However, I was able to fiddle with the build enough to get the command
> line I wanted built in.
> I am getting dma_free_coherent(whatever that means...) Badness errorsThis is a known issue on ARM using kernel versions >= 2.6.15.
> on the disk drive. I suspect it is something to do with the dma
> controller and the amount of memory. I plan to compile for 64M to see
> if it goes away.
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