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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4]: Respun LMB patches.
On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 14:58:22 -0600
Becky Bruce <becky.bruce@freescale.com> wrote:

>
> On Feb 13, 2008, at 7:09 PM, David Miller wrote:
>
> >
> > I've taken into consideration the various feedback, and
> > ported the bug fix and other LMB patches posted recently
> > in an effort to keep the patch churn by others down wrt.
> > my moving of these files.
> >
> > 1) Use HAVE_LMB as suggested by Sam.
> >
> > 2) Fix potential build errors wrt. asm/prom.h dependencies.
> >
> > My algorithm was:
> >
> > a) If the file only included asm/lmb.h I added an include
> > of both linux/lmb.c and asm/prom.h
> >
> > b) If the file already includes asm/prom.h, I merely
> > changed the asm/lmb.h to linux/lmb.h
> >
> > Header include mimimizations can be done as followon patches.
> >
> > 3) Integrate Kumar Gala's initial region fix.
> >
> > 4) Integrate Becky Bruce's large physical addressing change,
> > but using u64 instead of phys_addr_t.
> >
> > It's all at:
> >
> > master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/lmb-2.6.git
> >
> > like before.
>
>
> Thanks for picking up the patches from Kumar and myself and fitting
> them into your series - this is much appreciated. FYI, I applied the
> entire patch series to my local tree and test-booted both mpc8641 and
> mpc8568mds and both build and boot cleanly. I also built pasemi and
> ebony, those build cleanly as well.

I plan on actually testing this on Ebony, Walnut, and Bamboo either
later tonight or tomorrow. I don't expect many issues.

Dave, those above boards would cover the build of PowerPC 4xx CPU cores.
Just an FYI.

josh


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