purpose of /chosen node (was RE: [PATCH] powerpc: delete boot-cpu and chosen nodes from all DTSfiles)

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Feb 16 18:34:03 EST 2007

> I want to reiterate something Paul mentioned, any similarity that the 
> device tree has to 1275 is strictly coincidental.

I'm sure you know it is not coincidental.

Now you can of course do things in a different way if
you really feel the need to, but please do it in a
non-overlapping way then.  So, don't reuse /chosen
for something else than what it is meant for in OF,


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