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

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 <>
>> ---
>> 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.

> 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.

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