[U-Boot-Users] Question about CFG_ENV_ADDR during RAMBOOT

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed May 30 15:43:48 CEST 2007

In message <20070530105256.GA7649 at michl.2n.cz> you wrote:
> > If you fix anything, then please by making  it  compatible  with  the
> > poublic  U-Boot  source  tree,i. e. by using the mtdparts command for
> > this purpose.
> Here it might be usefull to avoid modifications of certain partition
> sizes. For example partition containing environment shouldn't be
> modified, because code which read it from U-Boot has size and offset
> hardcoded, therefore modifying it will result to bad surprise...

The user might prepare for the  installation  of  a  new  version  of
U-Boot  where the environment is in new sectors (for example, because
U-Boot has grown after adding new features - been there  before),  or
for switching from single to redundant environment, or ...

So actually the user might want to do some clever thing. Please don;t
prevent him from doing that.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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