[PATCH 1/2] Add support for kernel and device tree images stored in a partition

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Tue Jul 3 07:18:49 EDT 2012

Hi Sascha,

Le 03/07/2012 09:39, Sascha Hauer a écrit :
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 04:14:53PM +0200, Maxime Ripard wrote:
>> It is a quite common setup to have a partition with all you need to boot
>> from the bootloader, ie the kernel image, the device tree blob, etc.
>> This patch introduces a new "file" location for these two images, which
>> uses in turn the *_part and the new *_part_type variable specifying the
>> fs type used by mount.
> That was one of the major shortcomings of the default environment and
> one of the main reasons I created a new environment template. Have you
> considered using it?

Ha, I think I missed it :)
It looks quite useful indeed.
I will drop this patch then and send an updated version once I'll be
able to use it properly.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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