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STM32 Application FW aware about custom bootloader

Question asked by xol.xol on Jun 22, 2013
Latest reply on Jul 9, 2013 by Amel N
Should the Application FW aware about custom bootloader seating in first Flash section.

In other words should I use modified linker script to build an Applicaiton FW if I'm going to have my custom bootloader in first Flash section.  
I think to move application 16Khigher to skip first 16K sector with bootloader.

Instead of
   FLASH (rx)   : ORIGIN = 0x8000000,   LENGTH = 1M
To have
   FLASH (rx)   : ORIGIN = 0x8004000,   LENGTH = 1M-16K

But if you say that STM32 code is position independent I should not care about Flash origin and just to let bootloader to do the job by putting code at the right place in Flash.