[RFC PATCH 00/12] Merge common OpenFirmware device tree code

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Wed Oct 7 18:09:58 EST 2009

On Tuesday 06 October 2009 23:49:04 Grant Likely wrote:
> However, I've completely devoted to this work for at least the next
> two months, so there are plenty more patches to follow.  Once I've
> got all the common code merged between Microblaze, PowerPC and Sparc
> I'll be fix the endian problems and making it easily usable by other
> architectures like ARM and MIPS.  Lots of work to be done.

Is there any news on getting QEMU to parse a device tree to figure out what 
hardware to emulate?  (I.E. using the device tree code to let qemu provide 
configurable board emulations instead of hardwiring them in C code?)

Also, what would be involved in getting x86 to (at least have the option to) 
use the device tree stuff?

Latency is more important than throughput. It's that simple. - Linus Torvalds

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