[PATCH 0/4] Qi ext2 + glamo mmc efficiency improvements

Klaus Kurzmann mok at mnet-online.de
Mon Oct 27 15:32:58 CET 2008

* Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> [081027 11:17]:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Sven 'sleipnir' Rebhan wrote:
> |> 2008/10/26 Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com>:
> |>> The bug in the ext2 parser caused hundreds of repeated reads to the same
> |>> block on SD Card.
> |> Is there a plan to backport this fix to u-boot?

> Yes upstream U-Boot would want it too, it's still busted in there.

> | Or is there an easy way to try Qi?

> You can get current Qi for GTA02 here

> http://people.openmoko.org/andy/qi-s3c2442-andy_8589b40295653557.udfu

> Just use NOR U-Boot to DFU it into the NAND U-Boot slot... you should
> find it is radically faster than U-Boot.  But you probably need a recent
> kernel to get the backlight up during boot.
recent from stable branch - or does Qi need 2.6.27?

> Qi tries to boot from first partition of SD Card mounted ext2 / 3,
> looking for /boot/uImage.bin, if that doesn't work out it switches to
> trying to pull the kernel from NAND kernel partition.

> | Kind regards,
> |
> | PS: should I use "reply to all" or "reply to list" here? I am subscribed
> | to -kernel so there is no need to CC me.

> Sorry I doubt I remember to remove you from cc list after this time.

> -Andy


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