[PATCH 04/57] microblaze_v7: Open firmware files

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Mar 26 11:01:39 EST 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 23:53 +0300, Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> It took me approx. 4 hours to factor out the code and make a
> proof-of-concept FDT support for a little-endian ARM platform. ;-)
> (The device tree was only describing a cpu and a nor flash, though.
> No support for interrupt- and gpio-controllers. And no support for
> U-Boot, I just built the dtb file into the kernel).

ARM could benefit tremendously I believe from a similar virtualized
interrupt mapping & OF tree to powerpc for their gazillions of weirdly
cascaded interrupt controller setups :-)


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