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Date:   Fri, 15 May 2020 11:03:30 +0100
From:   Steve McIntyre <>
To:     Dmitry Osipenko <>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <>,
        Thierry Reding <>,
        Jonathan Hunter <>,
        Michał Mirosław <>,
        David Heidelberg <>,
        Peter Geis <>,
        Stephen Warren <>,
        Nicolas Chauvet <>,
        Ulf Hansson <>,
        Adrian Hunter <>,
        Billy Laws <>,
        Nils Östlund <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Ard Biesheuvel <>,
        Davidlohr Bueso <>,,,
        Andrey Danin <>,
        Gilles Grandou <>,
        Ryan Grachek <>,,, linux-efi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 4/6] partitions/efi: Support GPT entry lookup at a
 non-standard location

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 04:41:41AM +0300, Dmitry Osipenko wrote:
>Most of consumer-grade NVIDIA Tegra devices use a proprietary bootloader
>that can't be easily replaced because it's locked down using Secure Boot
>cryptography singing and the crypto keys aren't given to a device owner.
              ^^^^^^^ typo
>These devices usually have eMMC storage that is partitioned using a custom
>NVIDIA Tegra partition table format.  Of course bootloader and other
>"special things" are stored on the eMMC storage, and thus, the partition
>format can't be changed.


Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                      
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