[PATCH] enable RTAS /proc for PowerPC/CHRP platform
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Oct 19 08:39:55 EST 2006
On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 00:22 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 October 2006 15:22, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > rtas_node = of_find_node_by_name(NULL, "rtas");
> > > if (rtas_node == NULL)
> > > return -ENODEV;
> > And given this check I wonder why we need the platform check at all. It
> > should be safe to just remove it.
> One difference would be that it triggers on machines running SLOF (QS20,
> some JS20/JS21) and maybe some older Macs, which is probably a good
Older macs may have bits of RTAS, but it doesn't work. I'd rather still
> I wonder if it should be a little stricter though:
> > rtas_node = of_find_node_by_path("/rtas");
> > if (!rtas_node)
> > return -ENODEV;
> In case there is a node called "rtas" somewhere else.
Yeah, just in case...
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