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[bug#31416] [PATCH 1/4] system: Add os-with-u-boot.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#31416] [PATCH 1/4] system: Add os-with-u-boot.
Date: Sun, 13 May 2018 11:24:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)


Great that you’re streamlining GuixSD on ARM!

Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> skribis:

> * gnu/system/install.scm (os-with-u-boot): New procedure.
> * gnu/packages/bootloaders.scm (make-u-boot-package): Export.
> * doc/guix.texi (Building the Installation Image for ARM boards): New
> subsection.


> address@hidden Building the Installation Image for ARM boards


> +Many ARM boards require a board-specific bootloader in order to boot.

Maybe: “require a specific variant of the
@uref{, U-Boot} bootloader.”

> +If you build an entire disk image and the is not still available otherwise
> +(on another available drive etc), it's advisable to build an image that
> +includes the bootloader, specifically:
> +
> address@hidden
> +guix system disk-image --system=armhf-linux -e '((@ (gnu system install) 
> os-with-u-boot) (@ (gnu system install) installation-os) 
> "A20-OLinuXino-Lime2")'
> address@hidden example

Note: In Texinfo you need to double all the at signs.

> +Or if you don't cross compile:

It’s not cross-compilation.  :-)

But I don’t think you need to repeat the command line.

> +"A20-OLinuXino-Lime2" is the name of the board.  If you specify an invalid

> +board, you get a list.

I think the patch is otherwise OK.


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