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PPCBoot-2.0.0 Halloween Release = Final Release

PPCBoot-2.0.0 is available on the CVS and FTP servers.
This "Halloween Release" is the final release;
the code is now frozen.
Development continues in the "U-Boot" project,
see http://sourceforge.net/projects/u-boot/

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-11-01

PPCBoot discontinued

Version 2.0.0 is the official final release of the PPCBoot project.
The code is frozen, and will not be developed any more.

All further development will be done under a new name:
"Das U-Boot" - the Universal Boot Loader.
See http://sourceforge.net/projects/u-boot/

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-10-31

PPCBoot-1.2.1 released

This is mainly a bug fix release.

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-10-26

PPCBoot-1.2.0 released

A new version of PPCBoot, labeled as PPCBOOT_1_2_0, is available on
the CVS and FTP servers.

Changes:

***many***

The highlighs:

* The ARMBoot source tree has been merged back into common tree.
PPCBoot now includes support for ARM7, ARM9 and StrongARM processors.
Support for XScale, ColdFire, ... will be added soon.

* Many new boards supported: 440GP Ebony, BAB7xx, BCM56xx,
CPCI-440, ELPPC, EVB-64260-750CX, GEN860T, PN62, R360MPI,
UTX8245, dnp1110, ep7312, impa7, lart, shannon, smdk2400,
smdk2410, trab ...... read more

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-09-30

PPCBoot-1.1.6 released

A new version of PPCBoot, labeled as PPCBOOT_1_1_6, is available on
the CVS and FTP servers.

Changes:

***many***

- a couple of new boards (SCM, PCI405, OXC, CPU86, TTTech, ...)
- Grand Unifying I2C Interface Patch
- Major driver cleanup (especially PCI); remove redundand code
- JFFS2 filesystem support (read only)
- Improved Disk On Chip support
- MANY fixes / extensions

NOTE:... read more

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-06-24

PPCBoot-1.1.5 released

wdenk - 2002-03-08 00:00

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-03-17

PPCBoot-1.1.4 released

A new version of PPCBoot, labeled as PPCBOOT_1_1_4, is available on
the CVS and FTP servers.

The most significant modifications are:

* Support for M-Systems Disk-On-Chip
* Support for QNX images
* Sandpoint8240 working

Many bugs and buglets have been fixed, and a lot of extensions has
been added.

KNOWN PROBLEMS:

* "hush" works; only one minor know problem: commands stored in an
environment variable must be executed using the "run" command;
simply typing "$variable" will not work as expected. [We're working
on a fix.]... read more

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2002-01-21

PPCBoot-1.1.3 released

A new version of PPCBoot, labeled as PPCBOOT_1_1_3, is available on
the CVS and FTP servers.

The most significant modifications are:

* renamed cpu/mpc74xx to cpu/74xx_7xx with the intention to get a
unified source tree (read: cpu/mpc75x will go away soon, too).
* a couple of new boards were added (DU405, evb64260, gw8260, MUSENKI)

Many bugs and buglets have been fixed, and alot of minor extensions
been added.... read more

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2001-12-28

PPCBoot-1.1.2 released

Release date: Fri Dec 7 02:33:51 MET 2001
See announcement on ppcboot-users mailing list.

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2001-12-07

PPCBoot 1.0.1 released

Sun Jun 24 21:50:37 MEST 2001

Added SPI driver, support for SPI EEPROM and
extended BedBug support.

Please see the announcement on the ppcboot-users mailing-list.

-- Wolfgang Denk

Posted by Wolfgang Denk 2001-06-24

PPCBoot 0.8.0

New release available. Check the CHANGELOG within the CVS for detailed description of the changes.

Posted by Raphael Bossek 2001-01-22

PPCBoot 0.5.1

Check the latest sources from our download section and read the announcement for a short overview over the latest changes. You can also stay tuned using CVS :) Use PPCBOOT_0_5_1 as tag while update or check-out.

Posted by Raphael Bossek 2000-10-10

Wolfgang Denk released PPCBoot 0.4.1

ftp://ftp.denx.de/pub/ppcboot/ppcboot-0.4.1.tar.gz

Posted by Raphael Bossek 2000-07-23