[PATCH] add board_init() (was [PATCH] make platform_init() weak for 8xx)

Andreas Oberritter obi at saftware.de
Fri Jul 23 23:59:53 EST 2004

Am Mo, den 19.07.2004 schrieb Tom Rini um 20:20:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 07:34:28PM +0200, Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 18:32, Tom Rini wrote:
> > > Second, this takes us in the direction of 82xx.  Until the 82xx
> > > abstractions get flushed out a bit more, I remain unconvinced that
> > > they're really the right way to go (perhaps hooking the other direction
> > > would work better, e.g. platform_init() calls board_init(), with a weak
> > > version provided, and some functions forced to be provided by board.c,
> > > such as m8xx_map_io).
> >
> > I chose this way because it seemed to be a simple way to port the dbox2
> > board to 2.6 using the new device API. Is there another 8xx board which
> > uses the device API for its onboard peripherials and can be used as a
> > reference? Can I get my devices registered without modifying
> > platform_init, or shall I send a patch with the board_init() you
> > mentioned? See my board.c attached.
> There currently isn't a reference platform for what you speak of.  My
> preference would be to see what I described given a shot to see if it
> looks better or worse (and it better, or worse, in the flow of things).

How about this patch?

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