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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Jonathan Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>,
	Micha?? Miros??aw <mirq-linux@rere.qmqm.pl>,
	David Heidelberg <david@ixit.cz>,
	Peter Geis <pgwipeout@gmail.com>,
	Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>,
	Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	Davidlohr Bueso <dave@stgolabs.net>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>, Ion Agorria <AG0RRIA@yahoo.com>,
	Svyatoslav Ryhel <clamor95@gmail.com>,
	linux-tegra@vger.kernel.org, linux-block@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-efi <linux-efi@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 1/5] block: Add alternative_gpt_sector() operation
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 06:20:48 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YRyYsNs10AoPg069@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210818005547.14497-2-digetx@gmail.com>

On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 03:55:43AM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
> Add alternative_gpt_sector() block device operation which specifies
> alternative location of a GPT entry. This allows us to support Android
> devices which have GPT entry at a non-standard location and can't be
> repartitioned easily.

Probably worth adding a little comment explaining this rather odd
operation.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-18  5:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-18  0:55 [PATCH v5 0/5] Support EFI partition on NVIDIA Tegra devices Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  0:55 ` [PATCH v5 1/5] block: Add alternative_gpt_sector() operation Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  5:20   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2021-08-18  5:41     ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  0:55 ` [PATCH v5 2/5] mmc: block: Support " Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  5:28   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-18  5:40     ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  0:55 ` [PATCH v5 3/5] mmc: core: Add raw_boot_mult field to mmc_ext_csd Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  0:55 ` [PATCH v5 4/5] mmc: sdhci-tegra: Implement alternative_gpt_sector() Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  5:30   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-18  5:42     ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  9:55   ` Ulf Hansson
2021-08-18 13:35     ` Thierry Reding
2021-08-18 16:15       ` Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-19  8:58         ` Thierry Reding
2021-08-19 13:20       ` Ulf Hansson
2021-08-19 17:19         ` Thierry Reding
2021-08-20  8:16           ` Ulf Hansson
2021-08-18  0:55 ` [PATCH v5 5/5] partitions/efi: Support non-standard GPT location Dmitry Osipenko
2021-08-18  5:25   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-08-18  5:41     ` Dmitry Osipenko

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