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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Open Firmware device tree virtual filesystem
From: Segher Boessenkool <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 01:52:06 +0100

> >> Leaving aside the issue of in-memory or not, I don't think
> >> it is realistic to think any completely common implementation
> >> will work for this -- it might for current SPARC+PowerPC+OLPC,
> >> but more stuff will be added over time...
> >
> > I see nothing supporting this IMHO bogus claim.
> Please keep in mind that not all systems want to kill OF
> as soon as they enter the kernel -- some want to keep it
> active basically forever (or only remove it when the user
> asks for it).

That's what we do on sparc32 and sparc64, I of course understand this.
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