unit name for /soc in device tree

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Oct 4 06:25:50 EST 2008

Mike Ditto wrote:
> I'm starting a scratch port of Linux 2.6 to an MPC8272 board that currently
> runs 2.4 (MontaVista).
> Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt says:
>     The name of an soc
>     node should start with "soc", and the remainder of the name should
>     represent the part number for the soc.  For example, the MPC8540's
>     soc node would be called "soc8540".

Gah, what's that still doing in there?  Ignore it.
It's a bad idea, for exactly this reason.


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