[PATCH] olpc.fth - grow the root filesystem partition on boot

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Wed Mar 14 19:02:51 EDT 2012

On Mar 14, 2012, at 6:04 PM, James Cameron wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 08:37:23AM -0600, Daniel Drake wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:06 AM, Richard Smith <richard at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 1:35 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>>>> Grows the second partition so that it takes up all remaining space on
>>>> the eMMC or microSD card. ?Fix for #11690. ?Part of #10040.
>>>> Costs 120ms. ?(Use of a flag file costs 130ms).
>>> I don't think its necessary to do this check every boot. I propose you
>>> move it to after fs-update has installed an image.
>> Also, olpc.fth isn't executed in the secure boot path, so it does need
>> to be put somewhere else. I like Richard's suggestion.
> This would break fs-verify, and is therefore unacceptable.

Is this really a concern ?   It doesn't break fs-verify if one is using the correct
image for the storage device in question.   Or are we tweaking the filesystem
to get the extra few MB with some cards ?


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