[PATCH v1] mtd: parsers: ofpart: Fix parsing when size-cells is 0

Francesco Dolcini francesco at dolcini.it
Mon Dec 5 03:30:16 PST 2022

Hello Miquel

On Fri, Dec 02, 2022 at 06:20:02PM +0100, Francesco Dolcini wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2022 at 05:42:55PM +0100, Miquel Raynal wrote:
> > Please also do it with the NAND chip described. If, when the NAND chip
> > is described U-Boot tries to create partitions in the controller node,
> > then the situation is even worse than I thought. But I believe
> It's like that for U-Boot older than v2022.04 ... and IMO we cannot
> ignore it.
> Said that from the code U-Boot looks into a `partition{}` node only as a
> direct child of the nand-controller, if there is a nand-chip in between
> the nand-controller{} and the partitions{} it will just ignore it.
> I could try to see what it is doing exactly, but I would need a little
> bit more time, I just tried changing the DTS as wrote I got a non
> bootable system.

If I have a nand-chip { partitions {} } described in the dts U-Boot
(even the latest one) ignores it and generates the partition as child of
the nand controller, the linux parser however see that partitions{}
exists, even if empty, and ignore the partition directly defined as
child of the nand controller.

TL;DR: parser fails and boot fails according to that.


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