[PATCH 6/6] bootwrapper: Add support for the sandpoint platform
Mark A. Greer
mgreer at mvista.com
Fri Aug 18 07:13:53 EST 2006
On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 10:16:16PM +0200, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, Mark A. Greer wrote:
> > This patch adds support for the Freescale Sandpoint platform
> > to the bootwrapper.
> you put sandpoint.c and mpc10x.c under boot... I don't quite understand
> your concept now: you mean this is the code needed to __boot__ sandpoint.
Depends on what you mean by "__boot__". This is the code needed to
prepare things--the flat dev tree in this case--so that the kernel
can boot when running the DINK firmware on a sandpoint.
> Ok. I can also imagine that as soon as the system is up you don't need any
> further specific code - only .init* sections. But - does this mean that
> every platform will now put its support flat under boot?
You need to read <file:Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt>.
> Or is it a
> special case? Or are there also run-time fixups that you didn't include
> with this patch-series? Also <board>_reset doesn't quite fit under boot,
Yes it does. Follow exit().
> or am I misunderstanding something?
Yes, you're missing the whole point of the patch series...
Did you read "[PATCH 0/6] bootwrapper: arch/powerpc/boot code reorg
The intent was not to add kernel support for the sanpoint. The intent
was to solicit comments on a reorg of the bootwrapper code.
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