[FE training-materials-updates] U-Boot: boards.cfg is not shipped with the sources anymore

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Sun Mar 22 16:46:21 CET 2015

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commit ca43e41fca7d1648b4fd46656ab6b1b46b060cfd
Author: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
Date:   Fri Mar 13 14:01:59 2015 +0100

    U-Boot: boards.cfg is not shipped with the sources anymore
    Since 2014.10 boards.cfg is not shipped with the U-Boot sources anymore.
    Document how to generate it, and mention a simple alternative: look at
    the files in configs/.
    Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca at lucaceresoli.net>
    Cc: Gregory CLEMENT <gregory.clement at free-electrons.com>


 labs/sysdev-u-boot/sysdev-u-boot.tex                           | 5 ++++-
 slides/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot.tex | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/labs/sysdev-u-boot/sysdev-u-boot.tex b/labs/sysdev-u-boot/sysdev-u-boot.tex
index 40ace1a..291158d 100644
--- a/labs/sysdev-u-boot/sysdev-u-boot.tex
+++ b/labs/sysdev-u-boot/sysdev-u-boot.tex
@@ -206,8 +206,11 @@ Basically, you need to:
 \item set the \code{CROSS_COMPILE} environment variable;
+\item run \code{./tools/genboardscfg.py} to generate the
+  \code{boards.cfg} file;
 \item run \code{make <NAME>_config}, where \code{<NAME>} is the name
-  of your board as declared in the \code{boards.cfg} file. There are
+  of your board as declared in \code{boards.cfg}. There are
   two flavors of the Xplained configuration: one to run from the SD card
   (\code{sama5d3_xplained_mmc}) and one to run from the NAND flash
   (\code{sama5d3_xplained_nandflash}). Since we're going to boot on
diff --git a/slides/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot.tex b/slides/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot.tex
index d96a8ab..a9309e9 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot/sysdev-bootloaders-u-boot.tex
@@ -36,6 +36,10 @@
   \item Assuming that your board is already supported by U-Boot, there
     should be one entry corresponding to your board in the
     \code{boards.cfg} file.
+    \begin{itemize}
+    \item Run \code{./tools/genboardscfg.py} to generate it.
+    \item Or just look in the \code{configs/} directory.
+    \end{itemize}

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