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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: OLPC: add OLPC device-tree support (v3)
    On 10/27/2010 03:19 AM, Grant Likely wrote:
    > On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 03:58:46PM -0700, Andres Salomon wrote:
    >> Make use of PROC_DEVICETREE to export the tree, and sparc's PROMTREE code to
    >> call into OLPC's Open Firmware to build the tree.
    >> v3: rename olpc_prom to olpc_dt
    >> - rework Kconfig entries
    >> - drop devtree build hook from proc, instead adding a call to x86's
    >> paging_init (similarly to how sparc64 does it)
    >> - switch allocation from using slab to alloc_bootmem. this allows
    >> the DT to be built earlier during boot (during setup_arch); the
    >> downside is that there are some 1200 bootmem reservations that are
    >> done during boot. Not ideal..
    >> - add a helper olpc_ofw_is_installed function to test for the
    >> existence and successful detection of OLPC's OFW.
    >> Signed-off-by: Andres Salomon <>
    > Overall this patch looks fine, but it needs to be acked from the x86
    > maintainers, and I'd like it to have a cycle through linux-next before
    > it gets merged, so that means 2.6.38 because the 2.6.37 merge window
    > has already been open for almost a week.

    Right... which means that our attention is going to be elsewhere for a
    bit -- probably until after KS/LPC. Sorry, just immediate
    prioritization and nothing to do with the relative importance.


    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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