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Project Summary

A boot loader for Embedded boards based on PowerPC, ARM, MIPS and other processors, which can be installed in a boot ROM and used to initialize and test the hardware or to download and run application code.

The development of U-Boot is closely related to Linux: some parts of the source code originate in the Linux source tree, we have some header files in common, and special provision has been made to support booting of Linux images.

Some attention has been paid to make this software easily configurable and extendable. For instance, all monitor commands are implemented with the same call interface, so that it's very easy to add new commands. Also, instead of permanently adding rarely used code (for instance hardware test utilities) to the monitor, you can load and run it dynamically.

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arm avr32 blackfin boot bootloader embedded embeddedlinux embeddedsystems loader m68k microblaze mips nios2 powerpc sparc superh x86

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30 Day Summary

Dec 25 2021 — Jan 24 2022

12 Month Summary

Jan 24 2021 — Jan 24 2022
  • 6258 Commits
    Down -1512 (19%) from previous 12 months
  • 398 Contributors
    Down -57 (12%) from previous 12 months