U-Boot 1.1.6 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Wolfgang Denk
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U-Boot is a Universal Bootloader project that provides firmware with full source code under GPL.

Many CPU architectures are supported: PowerPC(MPC5xx, MPC8xx, MPC82xx, MPC7xx, MPC74xx, 4xx), ARM(ARM7, ARM9, StrongARM, Xscale), MIPS(4Kc,5Kc), x86.

What's New in This Release:
Support for new CPUs:

ARM 946E
NetSilicon NS7520

Support for new boards:

AMCC Luan 440SP
AMD Pb1x00
Armadillo HT1070
Barco SCN
Barco SVC
Cogent csb637
esd CMS700
esd cpci5200
esd pf5200
IFM o2dnt
KwikByte KB920x
Sandburst Karef
Sandburst Metrobox
Silicon Turnkey eXpress XTc
TQ Components TQM834x
TQ Components TQM8541
TQ Components TQM8555
Vibren PXA255 IDP

Support for GCC-4.x
Support for multiple PHYs
Support for passing Open Firmware flat trees to the Linux kernel
Generic 4xx_enet.c driver for all 4xx CPUs
Uniform support for all AMCC eval boards
Xilinx Spartan3 family FPGA support
Major cleanup ARM Integrator boards
Changed all '$(...)' variable references into '${...}'

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