On 08/03/2015 07:50 AM, Nicolas Dechesne wrote:
On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 8:14 PM, "Thomas B. Rücker" email@example.com wrote:
Also there *shall* be a open source boot loader. Maybe I've embarked on too many optical experiments, but I can't see the Aboot source for the Ubuntu builds
I can (and should, and will..) fix that point. the aboot source code is indeed public/open, and available from CodeAurora. I actually built the aboot binary that we use for our Ubuntu bases releases. I will update the release notes later this week. Note that this only covers 'aboot' (e.g. emmc_appsboot.bin which gets flashed into aboot partition), that corresponds to the second stage bootloader.
That's great to hear and much appreciated! Thanks!
The first stage bootloader (sbl, hyp, tz and rpm partition) is not open source, but available from QCOM on Qualcomm Dev Net.
"At least one open source bootloader *shall* be provided for the board that executes immediately after the internal SoC startup code. The source for this bootloader should be available from a publicly accessible site or integrated into the bootloader trees on https://github.com/96boards"  (emphasis as in original)
For some definition of compliant…