[Buildroot] [PATCH v4 0/8] Add imx8mm platform using only upstream components

Heiko Thiery heiko.thiery at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 22:24:19 UTC 2020


Hi Xavier,

Am Mi., 25. Nov. 2020 um 19:30 Uhr schrieb Xavier Roumegue
<xroumegue at gmail.com>:
>
> This patch set aims to add support for booting imx8m platforms with upstream
> BSP components, avoiding the use of proprietary imx-mkimage tool.
>
> Uboot is using its embedded mkimage tool and a per platform configuration file
> to generate the boot medium thanks to additional imx specific makefile targets.
>
> Delegating the bootable image generation to uboot requires proprietary SoC
> firmwares either involved in the boot flow or eventually requiring
> authentication to be copied in the uboot build directory.
>
> As per Thomas proposal, this patch set mainly adds an option to copy a files
> list, from binaries folder to uboot build directory as dependency of uboot
> build step.
>
> This was inspired from SolidRun patch below:
> https://github.com/SolidRun/buildroot/commit/0f2b2971e836b508bf9c2dac34426a59a9d83572
> but this was adapted to prevent uboot patches and generalize the approach to
> any platforms.

I gave the whole series a try. I was successfully able to create the
U-Boot flash.bin for an imx8mq SOC.

So it works for me. Thank you.

-- 
Heiko


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