On Dec 13, 9:25 am, "favor tang" <tang...@gmail.com
> I also want to know this! every time I need copy MLO at first, and the
> second coping file is u-boot.bin ,and the uImage at last,
> why I should copy these files in that sequence? and what is the MLO used
> for? as far as i know, the u-boot can boot the board enough.
MLO fits entirely on on-chip memory and configures the external memory
for use. u-boot requires more memory than what is on-chip. If you
are using the on-flash u-boot, then all you really need on the SD card
is a kernel and a root file system.
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 5:52 PM, Søren Steen Christensen <
> > Hi,
> > You can find documentation for ROM code initialization/booting in the TRM
> > (spruf98b.pdf) chapter 25.4...
> > The MMC/SD card booting in particular is described in chapter 126.96.36.199...
> > Best Regards
> > Søren
> > -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> > Fra: beagl...@googlegroups.com
> > vegne af John (USP)
> > Sendt: 13. december 2008 09:24
> > Til: beagl...@googlegroups.com
> > Emne: [beagleboard] Re: Understanding MLO and X-loader
> > MLO is just a signed version of x-loader using omap3430gp-signer.pl
> > Regards,
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: beagl...@googlegroups.com
> > > [mailto:beagl...@googlegroups.com
] On Behalf Of GimpMaster
> > > Sent: Friday, December 12, 2008 10:22 AM
> > > To: Beagle Board
> > > Subject: [beagleboard] Understanding MLO and X-loader
> > > Hello,
> > > I'm trying to understand exactly what is MLO. From the documentation I
> > > have found all I really know is that it has to be on the first sector
> > > of the SD card and that it is used in the boot process. From other
> > > people I've heard that it is just x-load.bin.ift renamed.
> > > However when I go to the
> > > the file sizes are different (meaning either different versions or
> > > they are not the same).
> > > So does the OMAP boot ROM when booting from an SD card look for a file
> > > named MLO? If somebody could point me to a good document or site that
> > > might clear things up.
> > > Thanks in advance.
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