[PATCH RFC u-boot-mvebu 00/59] arm: mvebu: Various fixes

Martin Rowe martin.p.rowe at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 02:56:23 CET 2023

On Sat, 25 Feb 2023 at 21:16, Pali Rohár <pali at kernel.org> wrote:
> I think that the remaining part is to patch linux DTB file at runtime
> for emmc support. So if u-boot mmc device is of eMMC type then fixup
> linux dtb file and others do nothing.

One question I didn't think of when suggesting this: does runtime
patching the kernel's dtb break signed/verified booting? The reason I
ask is because we now only need to patch the kernel dtb, not the
u-boot one. If we needed to do both, then it would make sense to
handle them in the same way through u-boot. The barrier to creating a
patched kernel dtb file on its own is very low, so I'm not sure adding
some "magic" to u-boot to make it work is the best solution,
especially if it might break verified boot.

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