[PATCH v5 00/17] Basic StarFive JH7110 RISC-V SoC support

Matthias Brugger matthias.bgg at gmail.com
Tue May 2 14:46:59 CEST 2023

On 02/05/2023 14:41, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> On Apr 14 2023, Matthias Brugger wrote:
>> My opinion isIn my opinion user-friendlyness is more important then
>> developer friendly that from an end-user point of view it's much easier to
>> have one binary that works on all different board versions. If not users
>> will have to know which board version they have to flash the correct
>> U-Boot.
> As long as the kernel uses separate device trees, U-Boot needs to know
> which one to load.  As it currently stands, U-Boot uses the wrong name
> that does not match either of the names used by the kernel, which means
> it will not be able find any of them.

I'm not sure I get your point. The devicetree will be passed to the kernel via a 
pointer in a register, the kernel does not need to load the devicetree into 
memory, it will use the one passed by U-Boot.


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