bareboxenv usage

Marc Kleine-Budde mkl at
Tue Sep 13 08:00:03 EDT 2011

On 09/13/2011 01:25 PM, Boaz Ben-David wrote:
> There's something I don't get.
> If loadenv/saveenv are not bad-block aware, why are they used in barebox
> by default?

They operate on bad block aware devices (in barebox) by default.

> When the system boots envfs_load is used to load the environment from
> /dev/env0 or whatever.
> If /dev/env0 is not bad-block aware device (like the bb devices) this
> means this could fail because of
> a bad block in the env partition. Am I right?

Nope - the raw NAND is usually attached as "/dev/env0_raw" and the bad
block aware device as "/dev/env0".

cheers, Marc

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