[PATCH 2/3 Try#2] NOR Flash Support (U-Boot env)
andy at openmoko.com
Wed Dec 26 18:12:46 CET 2007
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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> On Mon, 24 Dec 2007 15:32:42 +0100
> Harald Welte <laforge at openmoko.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 10:11:28AM +0000, Andy Green wrote:
>>> If the kernel that devirginator drops in the device on GTA-01 also
>>> has the NOR patch, it will create a (useless, but logically
>>> present) MTD device representing the (IIRC, on GTA-01 nonexistent)
>>> NOR device's footprint and make the partitions match up. The MTD
>>> ROM support should accept it despite the Flash probe would fail, so
>>> it is one way to get a unified behaviour.
>> this is not good. Since GTA01 is already deployed, I think it will
>> generate a nightmare for updating and compatibility. GTA01 partition
>> tables have to be as-is.
> I can see this playing havoc with the upgrade kernel by ipkg stuff.
Is that really beyond us?
$ cat /proc/mtd | grep kernel | cut -d':' -f1 | sed \
$ cat /proc/mtd | grep rootfs | cut -d':' -f1 | sed \
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