[PATCH 1/6] Start split out of common open firmware code
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Apr 25 10:50:13 EST 2007
>> While I realise your patch is just moving stuff around,
>> can this be fixed please? A missing "#address-cells"
>> property means "two cells", not "inherit from parent".
>> The few platforms with a broken tree should just be
>> fixed (patch the tree in the bootwrapper, or perhaps
>> _do_ use this workaround, but only on the affected
> If you can get me access to all of the old PowerMac or CHRP crap with
> broken device-tree's ...
No I can't, which is exactly why I cannot fix it myself.
> Note that I don't think there's much cases of such breakage on the
For PowerPC it is mostly the G3 PowerMacs I believe.
The SPARC tree carries the same broken code -- is
this just a case of code copying, or are there
actual SPARC machines with such broken trees?
> but I'd be annoyed to change a behaviour we had from day 1.
Yes exactly -- we shouldn't just completely break
the kernel working on those machines. Of course,
if no tester can be found, perhaps support for
those boxes should just be abandoned.
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