[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] ath79: WNDR3700 v1/v2: make u-boot env partition writable

Etienne Champetier champetier.etienne at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 15:29:07 EST 2020

Hello Hannu,

Le lun. 3 févr. 2020 à 14:59, Hannu Nyman <hannu.nyman at iki.fi> a écrit :
> Michal Cieslakiewicz kirjoitti 3.2.2020 klo 20.54:
> > Remove read-only flag from U-boot environment partition for Netgear
> > WNDR3700 v1 and v2 so u-boot-envtools can modify data there.
> >
> Any reason, why you have left out the third router in the series, WNDR3800?
> It is identical to WNDR3700v2 except the RAM amount. If the u-boot-env
> read-only attribute is modified for v1 and v2, also 3800 would be logical to
> fix at the same time.

I see 1 use case that is not really common, it's the ability to
enable/disable failsafe

> Btw, what is the practical need for this change?  During the last 10 years
> with OpenWrt with this router I have not seen any need for modifying the
> u-boot-env.

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