Merging ppc32 and ppc64
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Aug 10 01:16:05 EST 2005
> I was under the impression that ALL platforms regardless if the had a
> OF firmware or not would be using a flattened device tree. Any
> conversion between an OF tree to a flatten tree would end up happening
> in boot wrapper code going forward.
Ah OK -- so part of the problem is indeed terminology
confusion. I view the "boot wrapper code" (prom_init.c)
as being part of the kernel.
Another thing is that I do not want prom_init to kill
OF at all, which means you cannot have a static device
tree. But that is another fight ;-)
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