One barebox image for multiple boards
matthias.fend at emfend.at
Fri May 13 05:08:06 PDT 2022
Am 13.05.2022 um 12:30 schrieb Sam Ravnborg:
> Hi Matthias
> On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 10:55:02AM +0200, Matthias Fend wrote:
>> I'm looking for a solution to support multiple boards with just one barebox
>> image. The few core components that are relevant for barebox are the same on
>> all boards, so that the same barebox image runs on all boards. It is
>> possible to dynamically detect the board type inside barebox, but as this
>> requires some infrastructure it is not possible during lowlevel init.
> The skov-imx6 boards was in a similar situation - here the solution was
> to add enough infrastructure to lowlevel to be able to determine the
> board variant.
> Not what you asked for but maybe duplicating the minimal set of
> infrastructure allows you to determine the board type anyway in lowlevel?
Thank you for pointing out this interesting example.
Since in this case things like I2C devices are needed for board
detection, I think putting them in lowlevel init is not a good idea.
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