Single Kernel Binary

Registered by Deepak Saxena on 2012-09-21

Build and boot a single kernel across multiple ARM SOCs. This bluepring tracks the overall work for the single zImage work that Linaro and the community are working on, with specific work areas being called out in child blueprints.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Deepak Saxena
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Arnd Bergmann
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for kernel-merge-window
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Meta:
Roadmap id: CARD-114
Headline: single zImage has been implemented in kernel for Versatile Express, OMAP, Ux500, Exynos and i.MX6
Acceptance: When all sub-blueprints are accepted as implemented

A single zImage is a binary that will boot on several unrelated boards, say Versatile Express, OMAP, Ux500, Exynos and i.MX6. Preparing a platform for singe zImage includes but is not limited to:

See https://wiki.linaro.org/WorkingGroups/Kernel/Consolidation/SingleKernel for detailed requirements.

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