Re: [PATCH] powerpc/sequoia: fix NAND partitions not to overlap
From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Fri May 19 2017 - 01:51:21 EST
Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxxx> writes:
> On Wed 2017-05-17 14:37:17, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Wed, 17 May 2017 14:06:13 +0200 Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Sun 2017-04-02 12:05:36, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> > > Fix overlapping NAND partitions.
>> > >
>> > > Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx>
>> > Ping? Two partitions at same place are bad news...
>> Please expand on "bad news"? What are the runtime effects of this
>> change? Decisions about which kernel(s) to patch depend on this info.
> Well... two partitions at same place. If you use one, you will corrupt
> information on the other one.
> OTOH this moves partition around (so that they don't overlap) so it is
> probably not stable candidate.
> I guess this is not huge issue; people using these boards probably
> have custom dts changes, anyway...
Or no one's even using it anymore.
I can take this via powerpc, I won't mark it for stable etc.