[patch][rfc]flattened device tree: Passing a dtb (blob) to Linux.

Jon Loeliger jdl at freescale.com
Fri Apr 21 01:42:28 EST 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 13:04, Michael Ellerman wrote:

> > OK, I'm back to reading the list and beginning to catch
> > up some here...
> > 
> > Let me see if I understand the consensus and direction:
> > 
> >     1) DTC should NOT reserve its own blob space in the
> >        memory map, as it does for generated ASM code now,

> > In all of this, I'm on deck for step 1) above.

I have updated the DTC to have several bug fixes:

    - asm_emit_cell() little endian bug fix
    - use two .long and not .quad directives
    - Eliminate emitting memreserve for blob in ASM output

These updates are available here:


Please verify and let me know of any problems!

> Nice summary :)


> I'm up for 3a, we should make redundant/overlapping reserves "harmless",
> by which I mean "not an error", but there should definitely be a warning
> in the dmesg - as it will _usually_ indicate a bug.

Please feel free to patch these into existence as needed! :-)


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