Commit 2473238e authored by Mark Brown's avatar Mark Brown Committed by Linus Torvalds

ihex: add support for CS:IP/EIP records

ihex firmwares can include a jump address for starting execution.  Add a
-j option which will cause this to be written into the generated file as a
record with address zero and data consisting of the address to jump to,
allowing drivers to make use of this information.

This format is chosen because it most closely follows the original ihex
format, though it may make more sense to write a record with length zero
and the address stored as the address.  The records are not omitted by
default since our ihex format does not include record type information and
so including additional records may lead to confusion.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMark Brown <>
Cc: David Woodhouse <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent b6777c40
......@@ -55,6 +55,7 @@ static int output_records(int outfd);
static int sort_records = 0;
static int wide_records = 0;
static int include_jump = 0;
static int usage(void)
......@@ -63,6 +64,7 @@ static int usage(void)
fprintf(stderr, "usage: ihex2fw [<options>] <src.HEX> <dst.fw>\n");
fprintf(stderr, " -w: wide records (16-bit length)\n");
fprintf(stderr, " -s: sort records by address\n");
fprintf(stderr, " -j: include records for CS:IP/EIP address\n");
return 1;
......@@ -73,7 +75,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
uint8_t *data;
int opt;
while ((opt = getopt(argc, argv, "ws")) != -1) {
while ((opt = getopt(argc, argv, "wsj")) != -1) {
switch (opt) {
case 'w':
wide_records = 1;
......@@ -81,7 +83,9 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
case 's':
sort_records = 1;
case 'j':
include_jump = 1;
return usage();
......@@ -128,6 +132,7 @@ static int process_ihex(uint8_t *data, ssize_t size)
struct ihex_binrec *record;
uint32_t offset = 0;
uint32_t data32;
uint8_t type, crc = 0, crcbyte = 0;
int i, j;
int line = 1;
......@@ -223,8 +228,14 @@ static int process_ihex(uint8_t *data, ssize_t size)
return -EINVAL;
memcpy(&data32, &record->data[0], sizeof(data32));
data32 = htonl(data32);
memcpy(&record->data[0], &data32, sizeof(data32));
/* These records contain the CS/IP or EIP where execution
* starts. Don't really know what to do with them. */
* starts. If requested output this as a record. */
if (include_jump)
goto next_record;
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