Re: [PATCH u-boot v2019.04-aspeed-openbmc 0/2] Store default u-boot env in

Andrew Jeffery andrew at
Fri Jun 18 14:12:07 AEST 2021

On Fri, 18 Jun 2021, at 12:17, Joel Stanley wrote:
> This patch adds the u-boot environment to the u-boot binary, and a build
> fix for the new configuration that I have also sent upstream.
> We currently rely on the default environment being populated in the
> image. This has the downside that if something corrupts the environment,
> the system won't know how to boot itself.
> The ast2600_openbmc_mmc.txt is copied from
> meta-aspeed/recipes-bsp/u-boot/files/u-boot-env-ast2600.txt.
> The downside of this approach is we would need to keep the files in
> sync, or change the yocto tooling so the in-flash environment is
> generated from this copy.

I think we just go ahead with your approach here until such time that we get sick of having to manually fix things up. When we get sick of it we figure out how we want to solve the synchronisation problem. What you have here is at least a step in the right direction.


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