defaultenv-2: how to update a flash partition?

Fabio Porcedda fabio.porcedda at
Tue Nov 13 06:10:45 EST 2012

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Sascha Hauer <s.hauer at>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 12:06:38PM +0100, Fabio Porcedda wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I want to use the defaultenv-2 but i don't find any more the "update"
> > command
> > like in the defaultenv.
> > What is the recommended way to update a flash partition in the new
> > environment?
> erase /dev/env0
> cp /mnt/tftp/your-new-env /dev/env0
Thanks, it worked.

> (I was thinking about adding a -e parameter to cp to eventually skip the
> first step)

It seems a nice addition for me.

There is some plane in the future to add a "update" command, like in

Thanks for the help and the great work with barebox, i like it very much.
Fabio Porcedda
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