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    On Jan 19, 2005, at 9:08 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

    > On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > > On Wed, 2005-01-19 at 08:45 -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
    > > > We did talk about looking at using some work Ben did in ppc64
    > with OF
    > > > in ppc32.  John Masters was looking into this, but I havent heard
    > much
    > > > from him on it lately.
    > > >
    > > > The firmware interface on the ppc32 embedded side is some what
    > broken
    > > > in my mind.
    > >
    > > The binary structure which changes every few weeks and which is
    > shared
    > > between the bootloader and the kernel? Yeah, "somewhat broken" is
    > one
    > > way of putting it :)
    > >
    > > The ARM kernel does it a lot better with tag,value pairs.
    >
    > As does m68k... That's why we never got beyond bootinfo major version
    > 2.

    Out of interest, on ARM & m68k I would assume that the list of tag's
    gets added to over time?

    - kumar

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