Launchpad Entry: other-o-arm-uboot-tftp
Contributors: Ricardo Salveti
Enable TFTP by default for uboot.
Starting with Ubuntu 11.10, platforms using Ubuntu-provided uboot may also boot via TFTP.
Many users seek a TFTP solution, and tend to use random bootloaders discovered on the internet. Providing this functionality in our default bootloader reduces the level of wizardry required to use hardware supported by uboot, and increases the number of users benefiting from our work on the package.
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