[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] create-boot-sd.sh: fix script for sfdisk (>=2.26)

Georges Savoundararadj savoundg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 19:44:50 UTC 2016

Hi Thomas,

On 07/04/2016 12:04 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> Hello Georges,
> On Sun,  3 Jul 2016 17:22:29 -0700, Georges Savoundararadj wrote:
>> "Since version 2.26, sfdisk [...] no longer provides any functionality
>> for CHS (Cylinder-Head-Sector) addressing." [1]
>> The unit used in this script is the cylinder which is not supported in
>> the latest versions of sfdisk. However, it supports the deprecated option
>> "--unit S" that allows to keep the retro-compatibility with the older
>> versions of sfdisk if we use the sector unit.
>> This commit converts the offset and size from the cylinder unit (8 bytes)
>> to the sector unit (512 bytes).
>> [1] man page of sfdisk 2.28
>> Signed-off-by: Georges Savoundararadj<savoundg at gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Stanislas Bach<sbach at 0g.re>
> Thanks for this patch. May I ask on which platform you are still using
> create-boot-sd.sh ? Indeed, we are trying to move away from this sort
> of script and use genimage instead.
> As far as I can see, only the imx28evk and imx6sabre support in
> Buildroot still have a reference to this script. Are you using of those
> two platforms? If that's the case, then we would very much prefer a
> solution where the platform is migrated to use genimage.
I am using this script for the imx6sololiteevk 
platform which does not refer to this script.

Actually, imx28evk is referring to 
./board/freescale/imx28evk/create-boot-sd.sh whereas
imx6sabre is referring to ./board/freescale/create-boot-sd.sh which has 
a different partition


> Thanks,
> Thomas

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