First steps to OCP device model integration

Paul Mackerras paulus at
Sat Aug 10 18:15:22 EST 2002

akuster writes:

> I object seriously.
>   Some of what you have might be useful.:) OCP is not just for 4xx.  In
> fact the name may need to change.  I have been working on overhalling
> this interface and testing the ideas before having a review of the
> changes.  I am on the hook to Paul and others to get this out in the
> open to discuss and am not ready.  So if you could just relax and wait I
> would appriciate it.  I would rather see the 2.5 kernel boot on a few
> 4xx boards

Two points:

- Integrating the OCP stuff into the unified device model (driverfs
  etc.) in 2.5 is essential.

- I really want to have some open discussions about ideas, structures
  etc. for OCP support *before* you have everything fully worked out. :)


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