[PATCH v2 0/4] Patches to allow consistent mmc / mmcblk numbering w/ device tree

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Fri Apr 29 14:13:28 PDT 2016

On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:04:48PM -0700, Doug Anderson wrote:
> Russell,
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 12:57 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
> <linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> >> * Presumably on a PC you've got an extra bit in the middle (like grub
> >> or something like that) that can help you resolve your UUIDs even if
> >> you get your kernel from somewhere else.
> >
> > You are over-estimating what grub does.  Grub doesn't resolve UUIDs at
> > all.  Grub just passes the kernel arguments in its configuration file
> > for the entry it is booting to the kernel.  It's a static configuration
> > found in /boot/grub/grub.conf.
> >
> > It doesn't probe devices for UUIDs.
> OK.  The point was: if folks on PCs have a workflow that works for
> them, wonderful.  That workflow doesn't work so great for me.  My
> workflow doesn't hurt them.  Why is it bad?

This discussion is over, since you're not willing to actually discuss
it (illustrated by you cutting and pasting this same thing four
times in your reply.)

My NAK stands until such time that you can partake in a reasonable

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