[Linux-galileo] ev64260 bi_rec patch

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Apr 2 06:21:12 EST 2002

On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 11:52:16AM -0800, Michael Sokolov wrote:
> Tom Rini <trini at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> > What we need is
> > something like how we save Motorola residual data or bd_info stuffs
> > (memcpy in platform_init).
> Both of those structures are fixed-length and are copied to static variables.
> The bi_recs list has a variable length and can't be copied to a static variable
> (unless we agree on a maximum size for it and make a static buffer of that
> size, but someone other than me has to make that decision), and I don't know
> how to make a dynamic memory allocation that early.

We do it on OF boxes to save the device-tree.
Tom Rini (TR1265)

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