[Linux-galileo] ev64260 bi_rec patch

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Tue Apr 2 12:50:56 EST 2002

Mark A. Greer writes:

> > So the always-correct call for platform_init() is:
> > parse_bootinfo((struct bi_record *) (r3 + KERNELBASE));
> Is there a reason we shouldn't just fix find_bootinfo then?

The reason why I split the original parse_bootinfo into two pieces,
find_bootinfo and parse_bootinfo, was to allow for the case where the
bootloader passes in the address of the bi_recs.  In other words,
if you know where the bi_recs are, you don't need to call
find_bootinfo, just parse_bootinfo.


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