[PATCH v4 1/4] bootstd: Enable BOOTSTD_DEFAULTS by default
trini at konsulko.com
Thu Mar 30 16:09:39 CEST 2023
On Thu, Mar 30, 2023 at 10:17:22PM +1300, Simon Glass wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> On Wed, 29 Mar 2023 at 20:55, Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre at microchip.com> wrote:
> > Hi Simon,
> > On 29/03/2023 at 09:16, Simon Glass wrote:
> > > This is needed to enable the boot command used to start standard boot.
> > > Enable it by default. This brings in quite a few features, mostly in
> > > common with DISTRO_DEFAULTS
> > >
> > > Disable this option for boards which don't have enough space.
> > What is the identified minimal space for benefiting from this feature?
> Well some boards have a limit on the size of U-Boot. The defaults
> enables lots of things, including ext and fat filesystems, partition
> types, booti/z for ARM, etc.
> I have not locked at what a minimal board requires. But if you know
> what you are doing, you could drop BOOT_DEFAULTS and BOOTSTD_DEFAULTS
> or DISTRO_DEFAULTS and manually enable just what you need.
> > > Disable CONFIG_ENV_VARS_UBOOT_CONFIG for some Xilinx boards which have
> > > a very small environment. Disable BOOTSTD_DEFAULTS for smartweb since
> > > it is too close to its limit.
> > I see that a few Microchip boards are in this case too and even if
> > sama5d27 som1 ek might be impacted, I would like to double check for the
> > other sama5d2 boards.
> OK, sure. The really big thing is booting EFI images -
> CONFIG_EFI_LOADER. It adds over 100KB I think.
These are examples of platforms I was talking about. They do not use
distro boot today, and have a real bootcmd defined. They should just get
bootstd turned off now until someone is interested in seeing how bootstd
would be used here.
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