Patchwork [Consolidated,Pull,3/9] bitbake.conf: change IMAGE_ROOTFS_EXTRA_SPACE to soft (?=) default

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Submitter Saul Wold
Date May 26, 2011, 11:07 p.m.
Message ID <73f3eadb1071ce17355305b27b320b8769a28e1d.1306451124.git.sgw@linux.intel.com>
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Permalink /patch/4861/
State New, archived
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Saul Wold - May 26, 2011, 11:07 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Saul Wold <sgw@linux.intel.com>
---
 meta/conf/bitbake.conf |   11 ++++++-----
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/meta/conf/bitbake.conf b/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
index 35fd6f8..d307385 100644
--- a/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
+++ b/meta/conf/bitbake.conf
@@ -347,13 +347,14 @@  IMAGE_BASENAME = "${PN}"
 IMAGE_NAME = "${IMAGE_BASENAME}-${MACHINE}-${DATETIME}"
 IMAGE_LINK_NAME = "${IMAGE_BASENAME}-${MACHINE}"
 
-# This option allows for a precentage overage of the actaul image size rather than a
-# fixed extra space
+# This option allows for a percentage overage of the actual image size rather than a
+# fixed extra space, this is space needed for initial startup and basic operations.
 IMAGE_OVERHEAD_FACTOR ?= 1.3
 # This option allow for adding addition space in K above and beyond what the 
-# IMAGE_OVERHEAD_FACTOR might add. To set a fixed size then overrideing IMAGE_ROOTFS_SIZE
-# with the max size one wants should do the trick
-IMAGE_ROOTFS_EXTRA_SPACE = "0"
+# IMAGE_OVERHEAD_FACTOR might add. This space is for additional packages, user data, ...
+# To set a fixed size then overrideing IMAGE_ROOTFS_SIZE with the max size one wants
+# should do the trick
+IMAGE_ROOTFS_EXTRA_SPACE ?= "0"
 
 EXTRA_IMAGEDEPENDS = ""