[Buildroot] Problem generating rootfs for ci20 defconfig

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Jan 21 21:01:50 UTC 2020

>>>>> "Arnout" == Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> writes:

 >> Perhaps we should drop the size parameter for rootts in
 >> board/*/genimage.cfg and let genimage always use the size of the
 >> filesystem image.

 >  That's the case for most genimage.cfg files anyway. I think the few which do
 > have a specified size are just historical accident.

Indeed. For the use case of wanting extra space to add more files are
runtime to a writable file system, it makes more sense to set
BR2_TARGET_ROOTFS_EXT2_SIZE (or similar) to something like 512MB rather
than hardcoding the rootfs partition size to 512MB.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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