PPC4xx cleanup

Matt Porter mporter at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Sep 20 00:08:44 EST 2005

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 03:03:23PM -0400, Dan Malek wrote:
> On Sep 15, 2005, at 12:25 PM, Matt Porter wrote:
> > Sounds great to me. This will have to wait to go in mainline until
> > after 2.6.14 is out though.
> If you are considering this, I think you should be looking at the
> recent U-Boot discussion and patches for the "flat OF tree" and
> follow that path.

We need to fix the kernel versus the current version of U-boot's data
passing scheme for ppc32. Once the flat OF tree stuff is mainline we
can convert to it...except we have to have a wrapper for older versions
of u-boot assuming that somebody will have changed U-boot so 4xx dumps
a flat OF tree.


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