[Skiboot] [RFC PATCH 00/13] Rework flash TOC generation
cyril.bur at au1.ibm.com
Fri Dec 8 09:34:23 AEDT 2017
On Tue, 2017-12-05 at 16:54 +1100, Stewart Smith wrote:
> Adriana Kobylak <anoo at us.ibm.com> writes:
> > Stewart Smith <stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote on 12/03/2017 11:34:25
> > PM:
> > > > > We have a different CSV format for FFS in phosphor-mboxd too, perhaps
> > > > > Adriana can chime in if it's possible/plausible to move to just one
> > > > > representation, as this could help simplify our PNOR building
> > process.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hmm I remember thinking that the phosphor-mbox CSV was pretty close.
> > Of
> > > > course its possible that the one here grew a bit in complexity.
> > >
> > > Yeah, the multiple flash sides and all that probably made things
> > > horrific :)
> > >
> > The script that creates the toc in phosphor-mboxd is using output from
> > pflash
> > to recreate the part partition. Probably not the best plan...
> > Maybe this is a good time to talk about changing what has now become an
> > "ABI" :)
> Yeah, I think part of it is going to be starting to pull apart what
> op-build does TBH. There's just way too many random large perl scripts
> and random binaries there.
> My guess is doing that is probably about a week's worth of work :/
I found my random script to convert the xml to csv, it has bitrotted a
bit so I'll fix it and probably just add it to the series.
I'll keep plodding along.
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