Start the consolidation of the OpenFrimware support routines
davem at davemloft.net
Wed Jul 18 17:36:14 EST 2007
From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr at canb.auug.org.au>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 17:30:24 +1000
> Hi Dave, Paul,
> The latest version of the changes is available in the git repository at:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sfr/ofcons.git master
> I will send patches to the lists if people want them. The only changes
> from the previous version is to merge with Linus' current tree (there
> were various conflicts with PowerPC changes). This has been built for
> Sparc and Sparc64 defconfigs but I have no Sparc hardware to boot on. It
> has also been built for PowerPC allmodconfig and ppc64_defconfig - the
> latter has been booted on an iSeries box.
> The intention here is that there should be no behavioural changes and
> minimal code changes (apart from movement of the code to common places).
> There are, however a couple of unavoidable changes:
> - some of the accessor functions now take a read lock on Sparc
> where they didn't before.
> - the bus structures are initialised at runtime.
> If people are happy with this, I will submit it directly to Linus.
No objections here. If the read lock or bus initialization issue
causes problems, I'll fix it up after this gets merged in, don't worry
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