[PATCH v5 40/42] drivers/of: Allow to specify root node in of_fdt_unflatten_tree()

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jul 1 07:46:54 AEST 2015

On Tue, 2015-06-30 at 19:06 +0100, Grant Likely wrote:
> It may be time to dump the special allocation of fdt.c entirely and
> treat all nodes the same way, with name and properties all allocated
> with normal kmallocs.... Investigation is needed to figure out if this
> is feasible.

kmalloc isn't available early enough


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