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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] OLPC: Add support for calling into Open Firmware
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 08:07:55 -0400
"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> wrote:

> Yinghai Lu wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Andres Salomon <dilinger@queued.net> wrote:
> >> This adds 32-bit support for calling into OFW from the kernel. It's useful
> >> for querying the firmware for misc hardware information, fetching the device
> >> tree, etc.
> >>
> >> There's potentially no reason why other platforms couldn't use this, but
> >> currently OLPC is the main user of it.
> >>
> >> This work was originally done by Mitch Bradley.
> >>
>
> Hm. This interface seems more than a bit ad hoc. In particular, I
> *really* don't like the swapper_pg_dir hack.
>
> "There must be a better way."
>
> -hpa

I'm certainly open to suggestions.. Otherwise, I'll poke around and
see if I can come up w/ something.



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