problem backporting talitos for MPC8272

Scott Wood scottwood at
Tue Jan 4 09:07:06 EST 2011

On Wed, 29 Dec 2010 02:10:55 +0100
Alexandru Ionut Grama <gramaalexandruionut at> wrote:

> My final question it's about of-tree. I have the mpc8272ads.dts file with a
> tree that involves talitos, but I've changed the properties acording the new
> version of it on 2.6.35. ¿This file (mpc8272ads.dts) when it's used?I think
> I don't use this file for nothing (it doesn't appears on make V=1) because I
> don't have a normal bootloader and I have to load the kernel like a
> flat-binary gz, so there's no more step after building

IIRC, in 2.6.21, it wasn't used on 82xx (I think there was only
arch/ppc support for 82xx, or at best 82xx arch/powerpc support was
just getting started).  2.6.21 is very old, and doing new development on
it is not recommended.

Why not work with the current kernel?


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