[UPDATE] Getting ownership for various boards/platforms configs

Kumar Gala kumar.gala at freescale.com
Thu Jun 9 00:36:06 EST 2005


Agreed, but the question on the table is ownership of the current code.

- kumar

On Jun 8, 2005, at 4:24 AM, Gabriel Paubert wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 04:47:35PM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
>> The following boards have no owners and if they dont get one the plan
>> is to kill them:
>> ep405
>> mvme5100
>> pcore
> Actually mvme5100 and pplus could easily be merged with generic
> PreP IIRC. At least I wrote a bootloader that remapped my
> MVME2400/2600/2700 to look like an MVME5100 (CHRP memory map
> but residual data and no OF). This allows much larger
> windows to map to the VME bus (which is often very
> sparsely populated).
> The only real difference at boot between MVME5100 and
> pplus is the mapping of physical addresses to PCI
> I/O and memory space, and perhaps also the way to access
> the console device. But I don't have any MVME5100 nor
> do I plan do buy one (perhaps an MVME6100 but the host
> bridge is completely different).
> The question is whether we want a residual data to
> pseudo OF device-tree translator in the bootloader
> or another way of passing board data to the kernel.
> 	Gabriel

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