[PATCH] Add loop device support to highbank kernel

Lars Wirzenius lars.wirzenius at codethink.co.uk
Tue Jun 4 13:22:50 BST 2013


On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 01:20:37PM +0100, Jonathan Maw wrote:
> On 2013-06-04 11:58, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> >On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 09:40:09AM +0100, Jonathan Maw wrote:
> >>head:   d810db67e2dbcec697338bbdde1805a6816d8f74
> >>branch: baserock/jonathan/arm-highbank-fix
> >>repo:   git://trove.baserock.org/delta/linux
> >>target: baserock/arm/highbank
> >
> >Looks OK to me, though I'm not a kernel expert. OK to merge.
> 
> There's one part that popped up and might be worth discussing:
> This differs from the big-endian kernel in that LE has separate
> code for ext2 and ext3, whereas BE uses ext4 as ext2 and ext3.
> 
> Back when I submitted this patch, I did so assuming that there
> would be no significant differences in doing this, but have
> seen some discussion that suggests otherwise.
> 
> Should I merge this as-is, or should we handle ext2 and ext3 in
> the same way as highbank-be?

I would minimise the differences.

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