Brussels / 2 & 3 February 2019


U-Boot from Scratch

v2019.01 edition

U-Boot project has evolved in the time span of over 17 years and so as its complexity and its uses. This has made it a daunting task in getting started with its development and uses. This talk will address all these issues start with overview, features, efforts created by U-Boot community and future plans.

In this talk Jagan Teki will introduce U-Boot from scratch with a brief overview of U-Boot history, U-Boot Proper, SPL, TPL, Build process and Startup sequence. He will talk about other preliminaries such as Image booting, Falcon Mode, Secure Boot and U-Boot features like device tree, device overlays, driver model and DFU, etc.

Once giving enough introduction, he will also talk about steps to port U-Boot to new hardware with a demo, along with U-Boot testing process. Finally, he will address and review ongoing development work, issues and future development regarding U-Boot.


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