[PATCH 8/9] 8xx: Adder 875 support
segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Sep 7 05:36:07 EST 2007
> BTW, IEEE1275 seems to disagree:
No it doesn't.
> A manufacturer-dependent string that generally specifies the model
> and number (including revision level) for this device. The format of
> the text string is arbitrary, although in conventional usage the
> begins with the name of the device's manufacturer as with the name
That would be "0ABCDEF,Adder MPC875" or "VWXYZ,Adder MPC875" --
not "some random string without a comma Adder MPC875".
> Although there is no standard interpretation for the value of the
> property, a specific device driver might use it to learn, for
> the revision level of its particular device.
i.e., it is machine readable.
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