[PATCH 0/10] Cleanup iSeries msChunks handling, and lmb code.
michael at ellerman.id.au
Thu Aug 4 10:17:50 EST 2005
On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 05:01, Jon Loeliger wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 05:21, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> > This series of patches cleans up the iSeries msChunks structure, and
> > associated macros and functions.
> > It also removes CONFIG_MSCHUNKS from the lmb code, and eventually removes
> > CONFIG_MSCHUNKS entirely.
> > The final patch rely's on Stephen's FW_FEATURE_ISERIES patches.
> > Booted on Power3, G5, Power5 LPAR and iSeries.
> Excellent. This patch, especially the LMB simplification
> and removal of the physbase bits, greatly simplifies the
> notion of merging LMB form 64 land and the mem_pieces.
Cool. I wasn't really thinking of 32 <-> 64 merging when I did the patches,
but it's good to be heading in the right direction.
> I have previously submitted patches against the ppc32 code
> that enhance the mem_pieces towards the LMB structure as well.
> Given an eventual merger of the two bodies of code, I'd
> like to make the merger of these two structures more complete.
> I'll work towards that goal if that's a Good Idea.
I don't know the ppc32 code (guess I'll need to soon), so I can't comment on
specifics, but it sounds like a "Good Idea" to me.
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