Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Jan 12 01:52:16 EST 2008

On 1/11/08, samppa at sundmangroup.com <samppa at sundmangroup.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to port a board ( WRS SBC8265 ) from the PPC branch to the POWERPC
> branch in the Linux Kernel -- do you have any good starting points that
> describes what I need to pay attention to?
> I've already made a port of U-boot-1.3.1 and enabled CONFIG_OF_LIBFDT.
> So I need to create a DTS file, compile it with the DTC compiler and port
> the current PPC branch to the POWERPC branch to my understanding.

Yes, you're exactly right.  Use one of the dts files in
arch/powerpc/boot/dts as a starting point and read
Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt to find out what is
expected in the device tree.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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