[PATCH 2/3] powerpc/85xx: add 'cpu-rev' property for cpus node

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Jul 25 12:24:36 AEST 2015

On Tue, 2015-07-21 at 17:45 +0800, Yangbo Lu wrote:
> Add 'cpu-rev' property for cpus node to support getting cpu revision
> from dts, since it's not good to get cpu revision using powerpc specific
> function(like SVR_REV()) in common drivers.

No.  Don't modify the device tree within Linux without a really good reason 
(e.g. platform code to fix up a broken device tree).

Why not just read SVR from guts, which works on both PPC and ARM?


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