[PATCH] Add loop device support to highbank kernel

Jonathan Maw jonathan.maw at codethink.co.uk
Tue Jun 4 13:50:25 BST 2013


On 2013-06-04 13:22, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> 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.

Ok, merging with the ext2/ext3 changes.



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