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From: Ahmad Fatoum <>
Cc: Frank Wunderlich <>, Ahmad Fatoum <>
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] Documentation: remove some references to zbarebox.bin
Date: Sun,  6 Feb 2022 00:19:29 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

At least ARM doesn't generate zbarebox.bin anymore. Remove some of the
left-over references.

Reported-by: Frank Wunderlich <>
Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <>
 Documentation/boards/mips/qemu-malta.rst | 2 +-
 Documentation/user/barebox.rst           | 7 ++++---
 Documentation/user/pbl.rst               | 3 +--
 3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/boards/mips/qemu-malta.rst b/Documentation/boards/mips/qemu-malta.rst
index fd37d5edb229..44f671638d9d 100644
--- a/Documentation/boards/mips/qemu-malta.rst
+++ b/Documentation/boards/mips/qemu-malta.rst
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ Using GXemul
 GXemul supports MIPS Malta except PCI stuff.
 You can use GXemul to run little-endian barebox (use gxemul-malta_defconfig).
-N.B. There is no need to swap words in ``zbarebox.bin`` for little-endian GXemul!
+N.B. There is no need to swap words in the barebox binary for little-endian GXemul!
 GXemul run string:
diff --git a/Documentation/user/barebox.rst b/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
index b6b7a57af300..8634d8e48eef 100644
--- a/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
+++ b/Documentation/user/barebox.rst
@@ -220,10 +220,11 @@ another barebox. For instance, if you mounted a TFTP server to ``/mnt/tftp``
   bootm /mnt/tftp/barebox.bin
-At least ``barebox.bin`` (with :ref:`pbl` support enabled ``arch/$ARCH/pbl/zbarebox.bin``)
-should be startable second stage. The flash binary (``barebox-flash-image``) may or may not
+At least ``barebox.bin`` (with :ref:`pbl` support enabled ``images/*.pblb``)
+should be startable second stage. The final binaries (``images/*.img``) may or may not
 be startable second stage as it may have SoC specific headers which prevent running second
+stage. barebox will usually have handlers in-place to skip these headers, so
+it can chainload itself regardless.
 First Steps
diff --git a/Documentation/user/pbl.rst b/Documentation/user/pbl.rst
index f9b2d2030559..b0acd1a4f24d 100644
--- a/Documentation/user/pbl.rst
+++ b/Documentation/user/pbl.rst
@@ -13,8 +13,7 @@ PBL is available for ARM and MIPS. It can be enabled in ``make menuconfig`` with
 the ``[*] Pre-Bootloader image`` option.
 The user visible difference is that with PBL support ``barebox.bin`` is no longer
-the final binary image, but instead ``arch/$ARCH/pbl/zbarebox.bin``. Use the
-``barebox-flash-image`` link which always points to the correct image.
+the final binary image, but instead the images are placed in ``images/``.
 Technical background

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             reply	other threads:[~2022-02-05 23:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-05 23:19 Ahmad Fatoum [this message]
2022-02-05 23:19 ` [PATCH 2/2] Documentation: user: barebox: mention generic dt 2nd stage support Ahmad Fatoum
2022-02-07  8:00   ` Sascha Hauer
2022-02-07  8:14     ` Ahmad Fatoum
2022-02-07  8:34       ` Sascha Hauer
2022-02-07  8:36         ` Ahmad Fatoum
2022-02-07  9:36         ` Frank Wunderlich

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