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authorEnrico Jorns <>2019-02-15 13:53:42 +0100
committerSascha Hauer <>2019-02-18 14:26:26 +0100
commit5d5d0a68d95410d110bf67c0f9526b42ec01743b (patch)
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doc: bootchooser: explicitly note configuration vs. storage backend
It is quite confusing for some users sometimes where to set what. Signed-off-by: Enrico Jorns <> Signed-off-by: Sascha Hauer <>
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@@ -11,6 +11,11 @@ from scratch over and over again.
The *bootchooser* works on abstract boot targets, each with a set of properties
and implements an algorithm which selects the highest priority target to boot.
+To make the *bootchooser* work requires a fixed set of configuration parameters
+and a storage backend for saving status information.
+Currently supported storage backends are either nv variables or the
+barebox *state* framework.
Bootchooser Targets