[PATCH 2/3] powerpc/pci: move pci_64.c device tree scanning code into pci-common.c

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Aug 22 00:54:41 EST 2009

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 12:05 AM, Benjamin
Herrenschmidt<benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 23:30 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
>> From: Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca>
>> The PCI device tree scanning code in pci_64.c is some useful functionality.
>> It allows PCI devices to be described in the device tree instead of being
>> probed for, which in turn allows pci devices to use all of the device tree
>> facilities to describe complex PCI bus architectures like GPIO and IRQ
>> routing (perhaps not a common situation for desktop or server systems,
>> but useful for embedded systems with on-board PCI devices).
>> This patch moves the device tree scanning into pci-common.c so it is
>> available for 32-bit powerpc machines too.
> I'd rather move it into a separate pci-of-scan.c file so we can more
> easily try to move it to drivers/of or drivers/pci for use by other
> archs later on.

Okay, I'll do that.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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