[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] Ignore memory listed in PS3 device tree

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Mar 30 23:25:40 EST 2007

> The old 2.6.16 kernel handled memory statically and it was shown in the
> device tree. The current kernel deals with the hypervisor and hotplugs
> the memory, so we should just ignore anything that's reported in the
> device-tree. This enables the current kernel to be booted from 2.6.16
> without evil hacks in head_64.S to override the device-tree.

Surely when you are booted you already have some
memory plugged for you -- shouldn't that memory be
in the device tree?


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