plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Mon Sep 6 05:18:41 BST 2010
On 06:15 Mon 06 Sep , Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've like to open the discussion about barebox
> What is Barebox?
> Barebox is a fork of U-Boot which was named before the elce 2009
> U-Boot-V2 with the target to have a modern internal Implememtation
> derived from the Linux kernel and user friendly interface
> The current design of barebox is very near from the kernel as example
> on AT91 I've update the current API to be as near as possible as the
> one in the kernel so it's now really easy to port a new board and on
> contrary of U-Boot we can have the multy instance of the drivers.
> I'm start to push the SH with the same idea
> As example have the prompt on all uart at the same time or be able to use
> them independently.
> We also support FastBoot, Framebuffer, USB ohci & Ehci, network, nor,
> nandflash, dfu, usb ethernet (very usefull for soc without net
> device), Menu Framework, etc...
> inprogress mmc, spi flash
> DFU for Device Firmware Upgrade is very use full to update device from
> usb device from a PC so you will have an generic updater from the
> The Menu Framework will help you to create friendly interface to manage
> the booloader via key specially on device without keyboard as cellphone,
> STB etc...
> We have also a true shell support with scripting so it's very easy to
> create complex command via sheel script and also complex boot sequence
> We have modules support as the kernel which allow to load code based
> on the need and speed up the boot but also allow to update the
> bootloader functionnality in the feature
> Best Regards,
> boot-architecture mailing list
> boot-architecture at lists.linaro.org
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