[U-Boot] [PATCH] spl: mmc: Add option to set eMMC HW boot partition

Lukasz Majewski lukma at denx.de
Tue Sep 3 15:49:10 UTC 2019

Hi Måns, Marek,

> Marek Vasut <marex at denx.de> writes:
> > On 9/3/19 4:16 PM, Lukasz Majewski wrote:  
> >> From: Mans Rullgard <mans at mansr.com>
> >> 
> >> This change allows setting pre-defined eMMC boot partition for SPL
> >> eMMC booting. It is necessary in the case when one wants to boot
> >> (through falcon boot) from eMMC after loading SPL from other
> >> memory (like SPI-NOR).
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Mans Rullgard <mans at mansr.com>
> >> [lukma: Edit the commit message]
> >> Signed-off-by: Lukasz Majewski <lukma at denx.de>
> >> Acked-by: Andreas Dannenberg <dannenberg at ti.com>  
> >
> > Would it be better if this came from /chosen node in DT ?  
> This patch was made for an imx28 based board.  Fitting DT support into
> SPL on that chip won't be easy.

Unfortunately, on purpose the DT support for SPL on this board is

This is the case where the only eligible option is to use OF_PLATDATA,
to benefit from DM drivers, but also to keep the size as small as

(Please refer to xea board support patches for more details).


Best regards,

Lukasz Majewski


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