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'''[[w:Das U-Boot|Das U-Boot]]''' (Universal Bootloader, [[w:German (language)|German]] for "the submarine") is a [[w:Booting#Boot loader|boot loader]] for a number of different [[w:computer architecture|computer architecture]]s, including PPC, ARM, MIPS, x86, m68k, [[w:Nios|Nios]], and [[w:Microblaze|Microblaze]]. It is [[free software]] released under the [[w:GNU General Public License|GNU General Public License]].  It can be built on an x86 PC for any supported architecture using a cross development environment called the [[w:Embedded Linux Development Kit|Embedded Linux Development Kit]] (ELDK).
 
'''[[w:Das U-Boot|Das U-Boot]]''' (Universal Bootloader, [[w:German (language)|German]] for "the submarine") is a [[w:Booting#Boot loader|boot loader]] for a number of different [[w:computer architecture|computer architecture]]s, including PPC, ARM, MIPS, x86, m68k, [[w:Nios|Nios]], and [[w:Microblaze|Microblaze]]. It is [[free software]] released under the [[w:GNU General Public License|GNU General Public License]].  It can be built on an x86 PC for any supported architecture using a cross development environment called the [[w:Embedded Linux Development Kit|Embedded Linux Development Kit]] (ELDK).
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The LS Pro, KuroPro and every Marvell SoC device that Melco/Buffalo/Revogear is currently producing come with UBoot. LinkStation and Kuro devices prior to the LS Pro had a rather non-descript and less flexible bootloader. Linux-not-Included ported UBoot over to these older devices, so that all of the boxes that we we work with here have access to this increased flexibility.
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.denx.de/wiki/UBoot Das U-Boot project homepage]
 
*[http://www.denx.de/wiki/UBoot Das U-Boot project homepage]

Revision as of 19:48, 26 January 2008

Das U-Boot (Universal Bootloader, German for "the submarine") is a boot loader for a number of different computer architectures, including PPC, ARM, MIPS, x86, m68k, Nios, and Microblaze. It is free software released under the GNU General Public License. It can be built on an x86 PC for any supported architecture using a cross development environment called the Embedded Linux Development Kit (ELDK).

The LS Pro, KuroPro and every Marvell SoC device that Melco/Buffalo/Revogear is currently producing come with UBoot. LinkStation and Kuro devices prior to the LS Pro had a rather non-descript and less flexible bootloader. Linux-not-Included ported UBoot over to these older devices, so that all of the boxes that we we work with here have access to this increased flexibility.


External links