[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 1/3] ar71xx/image: fix imagesize of template tplink-8mlzma

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Tue Apr 14 15:34:47 EDT 2015

On 14/04/2015 21:29, Alexander Couzens wrote:
> I've found the issue. It was already present on the previous tplink images.
> The new Build/mktplinkfw step duplicated the rootfs.
> Once within kernel image and once when using mktplinkfw initramfs.
> I'll send another patch to this list, but it doesn't touch this patch serie.
> After taking another though about the initramfs image creation, I noticed
> that we are limiting the initramfs image to the same size as the origin flashlayout.
> tftpboot a bigger image is impossible. Do we want this or do we would like to flash initramfs images
>  to flash?

initramfs images are only for ramboot during testing in general and wont
be flashed. they do not need to follow the size constraints of the flash
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