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

Doug Anderson dianders at chromium.org
Fri Apr 29 14:17:45 PDT 2016


On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 2:13 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> 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
> discussion.

The point of pasting it several times was that you'd answer it.
Apparently that failed.

Perhaps you could answer the question I posed?


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