[Buildroot] [PATCH v6 1/2] board: amarula: Add A64-Relic support

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Thu Nov 1 12:39:18 UTC 2018


On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 12:59:22 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:

>  Also it isn't clear to me why the extlinux.conf is needed when we're actually
> using U-Boot, but I guess there must be a reason for it :-)

Yes, that's one of the way U-Boot can now be told how to boot. See

Basically, the idea is that U-Boot simply looks at extlinux.conf in
various well-defined locations in the root filesystem, and this allows
the operating system installed to tell U-Boot how it should be booted.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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