[PATCH 3/4] mpc8349emitx: Add chosen node for default stdout path
kim.phillips at freescale.com
Fri Jul 20 07:40:36 EST 2007
On Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:43:17 -0600
"Grant Likely" <grant.likely at secretlab.ca> wrote:
> On 7/19/07, Scott Wood <scottwood at freescale.com> wrote:
> > Grant Likely wrote:
> > > From: Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
> > >
> > > To boot from a cuImage requires the device tree to have a
> > > linux,stdout-path property in the chosen node. This patch adds it
> > > to the .dts files.
> > This will break many current u-boots, as they blindly add a /chosen node
> > regardless of whether one already exists.
> That really should be fixed then. In the meantime; I'll resubmit the
> patch to add the chosen node; but with it commented out.
the old FLAT_TREE u-boot fdt fixup code renames any existing chosen
node out of the way, and adds its fixed up version as /chosen.
The LIBFDT implementation replaces any existing /chosen with its fixed
So it all works out. Adding chosen/linux,stdout-path properties to the
kernel dtses is fine.
btw, why are these changes being limited to the ITX and GP?
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