suddenly, i can't boot barebox on my beagle xM anymore [ISOLATED]

Jan Lübbe jlu at
Mon Dec 3 03:44:02 EST 2012

On Mon, 2012-12-03 at 03:31 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> *sigh* ... i *think* i figured out what's happening.  in order to
> play with barebox on my xM, until recently, i'd done nothing more than
> create a single FAT partition on a micro SD card, put MLO and
> barebox.bin on it, put it in my xM, and let it boot.  until that OMAP
> merge, it worked fine.
>   as i read it, the new default environment for the xM *requires* a
> second (ext3) partition or the boot process simply hangs, am i reading
> that right?  if that's true, how can i adjust that so i can once again
> just boot to barebox without having a kernel and root fs created yet?

Only the kernel uses the second partition for its rootfs, barebox should
get to the prompt where you can interrupt autoboot anyway.

So figuring out the exact commit would be useful. The bisection should
take only a few steps. Sascha build-checks every revision, so all the
bisection steps should build fine.

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