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RE: BootLoader on MIPS

To: "Y.H. Ku" <iskoo@ms45.hinet.net>
Subject: RE: BootLoader on MIPS
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 13:23:27 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <NGBBILOAMLLIJMLIOCADCEOKCCAA.iskoo@ms45.hinet.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Y.H. Ku wrote:
> What I want to know is how PMON jump to linux kernel image,
> 
> when mips.S function "_go" execute "j k0" command, 
> (k0 is assigned by LREG(k0,R_EPC,gp)  /* EPC */)
> k0 will be 40*(DBGREG)=40* (0x7ff00bad), 
> 
> the address is kuseg's domain. is it really work to turnin linux kernel 
> image??
> (In common case, linux kernl image always start from 0x100000)
> 
> any suggestion?
> I just want to know MORE about the LINK method between PMON and MIPS-Linux?

On NEC DDB Vrc-5074, I always used something like

    call kernel_entry -s 'console=ttyS4'

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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