[U-Boot] [PATCH] configs: am57xx_evm: Remove ENV_IS_IN_FAT
trini at konsulko.com
Wed Apr 3 14:47:53 UTC 2019
On Wed, Apr 03, 2019 at 02:59:28PM +0530, Faiz Abbas wrote:
> Hi Sam,
> On 29/03/19 8:37 PM, Sam Protsenko wrote:
> > Hi Faiz,
> > On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 3:24 PM Lokesh Vutla <lokeshvutla at ti.com> wrote:
> >> + Praneeth
> >> On 29/03/19 4:45 PM, Tom Rini wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 01:09:25PM +0530, Faiz Abbas wrote:
> >>>> Tom,
> >>>> On 28/03/19 6:33 PM, Tom Rini wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 02:21:03PM +0530, Faiz Abbas wrote:
> >>>>>> With U-boot supporting environment in multiple places, enable only
> >>>>>> ENV_IS_IN_EMMC.
> > Can you please describe in more details, which exactly problem you are
> > trying to fix in this patch? As I understand, we support SD boot in
> > Linux SDK , so saving env in FAT can be useful in this case. Could
> > this issue be fixed in some other way, rather than dropping
> > multi-environment feature?
> > Thanks!
> Today U-boot comes up and always looks for environment first in SD Fat
> partition and then in the eMMC. We should not allow U-boot to look for
> environment in every single boot media that is enabled. We have had a
> policy of saving environment in eMMC since a long time (before the
> multi-environment feature was added) even when booting from SD card. I
> know that most people would prefer it to be in SD card but because of
> android requirements, we chose it to be in eMMC.
> Furthermore, the error message when it looks for environment in SD card
> and fails is an invitation for trouble from users (even more so when
> there is a confusion regarding where the environment should be and how
> to change it).
Maybe this is motivation to implement some of the ideas (or propose a
new one) for "make env not found on X trying Y" less scary and/or
something other than link order for order we look for environment in.
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