[Skiboot] [RFC PATCH 1/2] config: introduce CONFIG_FSP in Makefiles

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jul 13 08:15:32 AEST 2016

Patrick Williams <patrick at stwcx.xyz> writes:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 08:01:42AM +1000, Stewart Smith wrote:
>> Patrick Williams <patrick at stwcx.xyz> writes:
>> >
>> > Since we no longer need PNOR flags to enable this, I wonder if we should
>> > enable this by default for the skiboot partition.  Any opinions on
>> > this?
>> I think we should. It ever so slightly speeds up boot plus it'll mean
>> we'll detect corruption in the skiboot partition.
>> Current skiboot master builds a skiboot.lid.xz alongside skiboot.lid -
>> and I can backport that if it makes it easier.
> Backport not required. The PNOR recipe already does the compression if
> BR2_TARGET_SKIBOOT_XZ is set.  We just need someone to make a pull
> request with that set on all the supported machines.
> https://github.com/open-power/op-build/blob/master/openpower/package/openpower-pnor/Config.in#L38

Sweet. I blame the cold on forgetting that was there.

I don't mind who puts in the pull req for it, if I don't see one some
point today, I'll whip one up.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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