[U-Boot-Users] mtdparts

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Sep 6 21:47:08 CEST 2005

In message <20050906180248.GA5160 at orphique> you wrote:
> In above scheme my custom part function allowed only chpart [34], so it
> was not even possible to change partition to evn sector for example.

Ummm... I can understand what you mean, but this is  not  how  things
normally  are  done  in a UNIX environment. It seems a very arbitrary
restriction to me, which I wouldn;t like if I was working on  such  a

> Moreover it was pretty easy to construct kernel command line this way:
> setenv bootargs '$bootargs root=/dev/mtdblock$partition ro rootfstype=jffs2'

What prevents you from doing the same now?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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