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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 02/31] arm64: Kernel booting and initialisation
On 15 August 2012 20:03, Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 06:37:11PM +0100, Catalin Marinas wrote:
>> If we add machine_desc structure back, we could print which machine was
>> matched. But so far I try to keep the SoC code to a minimum and just do
>> the probing later in the SoC code (of_find_matching_node). Ideally we
>> shouldn't have any SoC code and just keep code in drivers but we'll see
>> how far we can get. We can discuss more details at the KS as I would
>> like the arm-soc team to get involved here.
>
> Interesting approach, I wonder if it'll scale, in particular if it comes
> to needing to do early setup and init. For device-level setup, generic
> will probably work just fine. And if it doesn't, things can be changed
> later. So it sounds like a good start.
>
> Definitely something we should discuss. I suggest not doing it at KS
> though, since only half of the arm-soc team is invited there. So the
> ARM mini-summit or hallway around LPC is a better venue.

I was indeed thinking of the ARM mini-summit or hallway discussions.
The KS has different topics and it wouldn't have been of wide interest
anyway.

--
Catalin


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