Jimi Xenidis jimix at watson.ibm.com
Tue Sep 13 04:22:23 EST 2005

>>>>> "DG" == David Gibson <dwg at au1.ibm.com> writes:

 DG> On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 06:16:59PM -0400, Jimi Xenidis wrote:
 >> This patch allows for a both furure PLATFORM_[MAPLE|CELL]_LPAR
 >> platforms to share PSERIES_LPAR code.

 DG> I think we would be better off using new firmware_has_feature() bits
 DG> for this.  It takes us a step closer to a kernel which can boot both
 DG> pSeries and iSeries and a step closer to getting rid of the magic
 DG> platform numbers entirely.

hmm, not sure if I would equate "platform" with "firmware".
Perhaps when this gets pushed into prom_init.c we could use it, but
currently it is initialized too late.

any other thoughts on this?


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