[PATCH 0/8] QI: make phase2.c easier to change

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Fri Jan 9 04:59:06 CET 2009

Andy Green wrote:
> Sorry, could you explain why we want to add support for zImages?

I can think of two reasons:

- the kexec compatibility issue Petr Vanek has pointed out in
  the "Touch based Dual Boot Menu" thread (see my reply there)

- zImages don't have an external dependency on tools/mkimage,
  eliminating the last remnants of u-boot's evil rule :-)

- Werner

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