[patch 2/6] cuimage for Bamboo board
dwg at au1.ibm.com
Fri Sep 7 11:06:17 EST 2007
On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 12:53:54AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 15:46 +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> > > > > > There must surely be a way to get the MAC addresses out of OpenBIOS...
> > > > >
> > > > > Probably. I just need to find out where they are stored.
> > > >
> > > > It's not buried somewhere in the arch/ppc/boot code?
> > >
> > > It's not OpenBIOS, it's PIBS. And the arch/ppc port uses __res, which
> > > I'd rather avoid. But I did find where it's stored in flash, so I can
> > > read it from there. I just need to do a little more work to get it in a
> > > manner that can be used.
> > Hrm.. is that address actually guaranteed to be stable across PIBS
> > versions? If arch/ppc uses __res, I think we should do that too. It
> > shouldn't be any worse than what we already do fot cuboot.
> The address should be stable for all versions of PIBS that come on the
> Bamboo boards, yes. And after looking at it a bit more, the wrapper in
> arch/ppc for PIBS essentially mocks up __res by reading the values out
> of flash. So the way I'm doing it is the way it was already done.
Ah, ok. Fine then.
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