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Bug#773890: flash-kernel: No entry for BeagleBone Black when running 3.18 kernel

On Fri, 2014-12-26 at 12:46 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> On 2014-12-26, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2014-12-24 at 12:42 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> >> The following patch adds an additional Machine entry for the more
> >> specific name. Not sure if there's a more elegant way to add an entry
> >> that's simply a duplicate of another entry with a different Machine id.
> >
> > It's permissible to have multiple Machine entries in a stanza, so if the
> > only difference is that field then it's fine to just add a new one (a
> > bunch of the kirkwood TS-xxx enties follow this pattern since they have
> > a boardfile name and a DTB name).
> Ok, then I think we should simply add the second Machine entry to the
> same stanza...


> Basically long-running inability to distinguish between the white and
> black models make this impossible to "get right" for both, but I believe
> there are far more BeagleBone Black systems in the wild, and is better
> supported out of the box. It would be better to require manual
> intervention on the BeagleBone white models than the other way around.

OK, if that's the case then lets do as you suggests and just add the new
entry. I'll do this at some point.

OOI, do you know how broken the white is when booting with the black's
DTB? Completely unusable, missing some minor peripheral or somewhere in
the middle?


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