PPC4xx cleanup

Matt Porter mporter at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Sep 16 02:25:55 EST 2005

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 06:03:14PM +0200, Stefan Roese wrote:
> Hi,
> I am right now testing and cleaning up some of the AMCC 4xx eval board ports 
> to better support U-Boot as firmware. One question before I begin to send a 
> few patches:
> All of the 44x boards I looked at (e.g. Ocotea) have to be extended in the 
> platform file (e.g. platforms/4xx/ocotea.c) to not only copy the bd_info 
> struct from r3, but also check r4 and r6 for initrd and kernel command line 
> passing from the bootloader. Instead of adding this code to all different 
> platform files, I would like to move this code to the common function 
> "ibm44x_platform_init" (syslib/ibm44x_common.c) like it is done in the 40x 
> ports "ppc4xx_init" (syslib/ppc4xx_setup.c). 
> Any objections/remarks?

Sounds great to me. This will have to wait to go in mainline until
after 2.6.14 is out though.


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