[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] Ignore memory listed in PS3 device tree

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Apr 7 09:35:07 EST 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-06 at 18:43 -0400, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-04-07 at 08:34 +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > A bit yukcy but I suppose it'll do for now ... though this shouldn't
> > be kept as a long term approach unless there's some versionning or
> > such. You also need to pull the initrd btw. 
> I really don't think we should be doing it like that in the kernel
> proper. Provide a DT blob in the bootwrapper by all means, but there's
> no real need to override the device-tree like that when all we really
> need to do is refrain from crashing when there's memory listed in the
> device-tree.

That's not the only bug of the old device-tree though.

> If we're going to avoid hacking kexec userspace tools, we _want_ the RMO
> memory listed in the device-tree anyway. But we can fix that up for
> ourselves rather than overriding the whole device-tree, surely?

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