[OpenWrt-Devel] [RFC 0/6] x86: switch to generic image generation code and

Lucian Cristian luci at powerneth.ro
Wed Feb 6 09:13:05 EST 2019

On 06.02.2019 16:08, Tomasz Maciej Nowak wrote:
> W dniu 04.02.2019 o 09:29, Lucian Cristian pisze:
>> On 13.01.2019 23:49, Tomasz Maciej Nowak wrote:
>>> This is aftermath of partially failed series [1].
>>> When I was searching for ways to upgrade of bootloader on existing
>>> OpenWrt installations, I noticed that it'll be difficult to add this
>>> feature within existing code creating x86 target images. I decided to
>>> switch this code to generic one, wich is used in most of the OpenWrt
>>> targets. Both of the chages are rather intrusive hence te RFC tag.
>>>    rename target/linux/x86/image/{grub.cfg => grub-pc.cfg} (57%)
>>>    create mode 100644 target/linux/x86/image/legacy.mk
>>>    delete mode 100644 target/linux/x86/legacy/profiles/000-Generic.mk
>> tested on systems with multiple drives and multiple partitions, the only thing is that the target images will always be gziped, this is annoying on other targets too, also needs a rebase
> Thank You for testing.
> The generated images are gziped because they are built by default and this will save space and bandwidth, maybe this can be turned off by default and enabling it would be responsibility of buildbots, this would need some input of someone responsible for infrastructure.
> I'll rebase and add minor improvements to this series after sorting out some of my pending patches.
>> Regards
> Regards, Tomasz.
selecting ext4, gzip option will appear and deselecting gzip images has 
no effect, before the option was available for squashfs also, anyway 
this is another issue that is seen on other targets and if I remember 
there was recently a PR related to this option on some target


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