[PATCH] add new OF device tree API (2.6.0-test3)

Hollis Blanchard hollisb at us.ibm.com
Thu Sep 25 05:39:57 EST 2003

On Tuesday, Sep 23, 2003, at 15:22 US/Central, Nathan Lynch wrote:

> Nathan Lynch wrote:
>> Some things which I plan to add within the next few days:
>> - "porting" arch/ppc64 to the new API
>> - implementation of reference counting
>> - support for addition and removal of device nodes
>> - a /proc-based mechanism for initiating node addition and removal
>> from
>> userspace
> Attached is a patch which replaces all the uses of the old device tree
> API in arch/ppc64.  Patch is against 2.6.0-test5 (cset 1.1328) from
> ameslab bk, plus the patch from my previous message.  I've tested this
> on a pSeries LPAR.

Some of the virtual IO code is very dependent on the device tree. It
would be great if Nathan's code could be reviewed and committed? I
don't want to code to an obsolete interface, and we'll need this new
interface anyways for VIO DLPAR.

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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