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Re: U-Boot, d-i and selecting the console device

Karsten Merker <merker@debian.org> writes:

> Ah, so the configuration happens via specific build-time config
> options and not via the u-boot environment.  In that case,
> building additional variants would of course work rather easily
> by defining additional targets, but we would end up with a really
> large number of possible combinations: each of the 7 currently
> supported Olimex boards with LCD option in a non-LCD, 7-inch-LCD
> and 10-inch-LCD variant

looks like there are even some more:
4.3, 7, 10, 15.6, 15.6FHD

so maybe
7 * 6 * 2 = 84

> , the two Lemaker boards in a non-LCD,
> 3.5-inch-LCD, 5-inch-LCD and 7-inch-LCD variant (and possibly
> even more if the TS- and non-TS versions should require different
> display parameters), plus any other boards with LCD option that
> we might support in the future.
> Just for Olimex and Lemaker we would end up with 29(!) variants
> in total today and I think that this is really too much.

better alternatives?

looking at:
does it really matter whether there are 15 or 150 ?

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