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Re: BootLoader on MIPS

To: "Y.H. Ku" <iskoo@ms45.hinet.net>
Subject: Re: BootLoader on MIPS
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 15:11:49 -0800
Cc: Marc Karasek <marc_karasek@ivivity.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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Y.H. Ku wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> 
> I trace PMON into mips.S, and find the entry "_go".
> the entry transfer control to client prog.
> 
> I am confused of what information PMON transfer to MIPS's BOOTLOADER
> and transfer to which entry point of BOOTLOADER.
> 
> I found the bd_t struct of PPCBOOT.h for PPCBOOT package on POWERPC platform.
> It is corresponding POWERPC-LINUX data structure bd_info in 
> ~/include/asm/mbx.h 
> (register r3~r7)
> 
> I just can not find the entry for MIPS's one. (can not find corresponding 
> baget.h's one)
> 
> Could anybody tell me what is the information (register inforation) PMON 
> transfer
> to bootloader?
> 
> Or anybody can disscuss with me,
> 


NEC provides PMON for DDB5476.  You should be able to get it if it is not
already on the board.

Jun


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