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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: dts: omap3-evm: Fix missing NAND partition information
* Derald D. Woods <woods.technical@gmail.com> [171212 16:34]:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:39:30AM +0100, Ladislav Michl wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 10:12:13PM -0600, Derald D. Woods wrote:
> > > The partition information was omitted during the conversion to OMAP3430
> > > specific data.
> >
> > That could be intentional...
>
> I am fixing an addition that I created.
>
> >
> > > The data added by this commit is consistent with current U-Boot default
> > > definitions.
> >
> > What about passing U-Boot partitions information to kernel instead?
> >
>
> I am testing using an appended device-tree. This has been the most
> reliable method for the OMAP34XX boards that I have. If you have an
> example config, with working command line MTDPARTS, for beagleboard(Rev.
> C4), Overo TOBI, or similiar OMAP34XX, I will gladly use it. Also note
> that other OMAP34XX boards currently provide a default partition
> layout. Is that bad practice for all of those as well? I am open to
> exploring the method that actually works.

I think we came to the conclusion at some point that it's best to rely
on u-boot passed partitions because with later u-boot versions the
size was increased for the bootloader partition.

Ideally of course we would read the partition information from the
MTD device somewhere..

Regards,

Tony

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