[PATCH] Documentation: barebox environment: recommend a partition type GUID for GPT partitions
a.fatoum at pengutronix.de
Tue Apr 11 05:42:50 PDT 2023
On 27.03.23 15:12, Marco Felsch wrote:
> The partition type GUID was generated randomly. Having a defined GUID
> should reduce the risk of collisions in the future.
> The GUID and a phandle reference to the storage medium could be used as
> replacement for device-path if the medium supports GPT.
> Signed-off-by: Marco Felsch <m.felsch at pengutronix.de>
Reviewed-by: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum at pengutronix.de>
> .../devicetree/bindings/barebox/barebox,environment.rst | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/barebox/barebox,environment.rst b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/barebox/barebox,environment.rst
> index 8a57bf1add..40239f424a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/barebox/barebox,environment.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/barebox/barebox,environment.rst
> @@ -23,6 +23,9 @@ the path to the environment. Supported values for <type>:
> be the label for MTD partitions, the number for DOS
> partitions (beginning with 0) or the name for GPT partitions.
> +If the *environmnet* is located in a GPT partition, use
> +``6C3737F2-07F8-45D1-AD45-15D260AAB24D`` as partition type GUID.
> The file-path is the name of a file located in a FAT filesystem on the
> device named in device-path. This filesystem will be mounted and the
> environment loaded from the file's location in the directory tree.
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