[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] Ignore memory listed in PS3 device tree
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Apr 3 13:16:08 EST 2007
On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 12:42 +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> My point was it's not coming out of the device tree, it's just
> manually lmb_add'ed.
> > My question remains: shouldn't Linux get that
> > information from the device tree, instead? The
> > bootwrapper or bootloader can put it there.
> Yes it _should_, but it doesn't.
It _used_ to. The 2.6.16 kernel just used the memory listed in the
device tree. That's _why_ we need this hack -- because when we boot from
2.6.16 with the memory listed in the device tree, it ends up getting
registered twice by the new kernel.
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