u-boot-openmoko 1.3.3 (unofficial package) - testers wanted

Peter Rasmussen plr at udgaard.com
Tue May 20 21:38:51 CEST 2008

I have a SanDisk 6GB SDHC Class4 that I have been able to boot from for 
a very long time, at least since some u-boot-1.3.0'ish.

The info on:


was actually rather helpful.

What I miss, in this regard, is:

1.The possibility to fix the kernel that I boot from, to a partition on 
the flash-card.
2.The possibility to not have /etc/fstab overwritten at every reboot, so 
that I can edit it and have it stay the way I want.
3. Points 1. and 2. are in order to be able to have fully independent 
installations, to be able to boot up like with LILO on a desktop Linux 

And if u-boot had USB support implemented so that I could upload an 
image from my desktop Linux straight to the flash-card without having to 
boot the Neo all the way to a Linux system, that would be really 
helpful, too.


Mike Montour wrote:
> Marc Bantle wrote:
>> It still doesn't recognize my Kinston 4GB card, which non of the 
>> previous versions
>> did either, while the linux kernel does.
> According to http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Booting_from_SD that seems 
> to be a known issue (4G and up are "SDHC" rather than "SD") but I 
> don't see an entry for it in Bugzilla. It might be worth filing one, 
> including the output of the u-boot "mmcinit" command for your card.

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