Fwd: Shouldn't boot_board be called from boot instead of init?

Sascha Hauer s.hauer at pengutronix.de
Wed Aug 17 23:31:00 PDT 2016


On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 10:42:32AM +0200, Guillermo Rodriguez Garcia wrote:
> Hello all,
> Currently, for defaultenv v1, the /env/bin/boot_board script is called
> from /env/bin/init.
> However this means boot_board will not be run if booting manually (by
> running 'boot' from the barebox console).
> Shouldn't this script be called from /env/bin/boot instead? If a board
> needs any specific stuff to be done when booting, this probably
> applies both when autobooting and when booting manually (otherwise,
> anything that only applies only when autobooting could also be done
> from init_board instead of boot_board).

The only boot_board script we have is
arch/arm/boards/at91sam9m10g45ek/env/bin/boot_board. Here a menu is
built which I think makes sense at that stage and not at init_board.

However, I would be glad to get rid of defaultenv-1 rather sooner than


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