[U-Boot-Users] dtb in env sector - was: (Try 2) Please pull ...
wd at denx.de
Tue Apr 3 14:49:23 CEST 2007
in message <1175593151.12080.17.camel at gentoo-jocke.transmode.se> you wrote:
> This is probably a little off but I am thinking about were to
> put my dtb on the flash and it occured to me that it could fit into the
> environment sector as the environment doesn't use the whole sector.
It is you who defines the usage of yoru flash.
> But one can't just write it into that sector without take measures to
> preserve the environment.
What measures? No matter where you store it in flash you must make
sure it's an otherwise unused area. The unused part of the
environment sector is not much different.
> Is this a bad idea?
I think it is not a good idea. When something goes wrong during a
"saveenv" you lose your dtb. THe environment is still secured if you
use redundant environment, but your dtb is gone.
I would use a dedicated flash sector, but that's just my $ 0.02
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