Should I update u-boot?

Sarton O'Brien roguemoko at
Tue Sep 16 01:34:26 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 16 September 2008 08:56:20 Glen Ogilvie wrote:
> Hi,
> I am just wondering if the is any reason to update the u-boot on my
> freerunner from the factory default?
> I have not been able to find anything on the Wiki that says if this is
> actually would make any difference, so not sure if I should.

u-boot is effectively your bios and therefore fwiu facilitates power 
management and the like.

Certain features will benefit like suspend and booting from ext3.

Seeing as you have your nor u-boot, it doesn't hurt to try out a newer one in 
nand, you can always revert.

Hope that helps.


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