lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Feb]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/8] bootconfig: Remove unneeded checksum
On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 21:19:02 +0900
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org> wrote:

> Remove checksum of bootconfig because we already use a magic
> word to identify bootconfig. This checksum was used for
> checking whether there is a bootconfig at the end of initrd
> or not. Since we have a bootconfig magic word to identify
> the bootconfig data, we do not this checksum anymore.
>
> Thus the block image of the initrd file with bootconfig is
> as follows.
>
> [initrd][bootconfig][size(u32)][#BOOTCONFIG\n]
>
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> ---
>

Hmm, I think the checksum is still good to have, in case of a corrupted
file. Does it hurt to keep it?

-- Steve

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-02-20 18:14    [W:0.076 / U:6.148 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site