[Buildroot] How to build xipImage?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Jul 27 18:24:44 UTC 2010


On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 20:09:30 +0200
Rossi Mario <cammello at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to build an xipImage.
> In  linux26-menuconfig  i enabled  "Kernel Execute In Place from ROM"
> but when compiling it, there is an error  "Kernel configured for XIP
> etc etc" "Only the xipImage target etc".

Can you give the full errors and not just "etc etc" ?

> How can i set this values if in "kernel binary format" there is not
> it?

We can add support for this in the list of kernel binary format. On
ARM, it seems one must build the kernel with "make xipImage" to get a
XIP image. Would this be enough ?

If so, please try the attached (untested) patch.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.
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