Re: [PATCH RESEND] ARM: dts: keystone-k2*: Increase SPI Flash partition size for U-Boot

From: Vignesh R
Date: Wed Oct 12 2016 - 07:11:06 EST


On Monday 10 October 2016 09:31 PM, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> Vignesh,
> On 10/10/2016 7:31 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 07:41:41PM +0530, Vignesh R wrote:
>>> U-Boot SPI Boot image is now more than 512KB for Keystone2 devices and
>>> cannot fit into existing partition. So, increase the SPI Flash partition
>>> for U-Boot to 1MB for all Keystone2 devices.
>>> Signed-off-by: Vignesh R <vigneshr@xxxxxx>
>>> ---
>>> This was submitted to v4.9 merge window but was never picked up:
> Another point is, if you want me to pick your patch, please copy
> me next time :-). AFAIK, am seeing this patch in my inbox first time.

Sorry, I did address the previous patch to you. Not sure what happened :(

>> I think you need to explain why it's safe to change the layout of the
>> flash partitions like this.
>> - What is this "misc" partition?
>> - Why is it safe to move the "misc" partition in this way?
>> - Do users need to do anything with data stored in the "misc" partition
>> when changing kernels?
>> If the "misc" partition is simply unused space on the flash device, why
>> list it in DT?
> Thanks Russell. Yes, above clarification would be good to get first.

Ok, will send v2 with updated commit message as per my reply in other