Re: [PATCH 1/2] PPC32: New OCP core support

From: Matt Porter
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 08:41:45 EST

On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 04:00:46AM +0100, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 2004 18:01:44 PDT, Matt Porter said:
> > Actually, OCP stands for On-Chip Peripheral and is the basic system
> > we've used in ppc32 for some time now to abstract dumb peripherals
> > behind a standard API. BenH did yet another rewrite of OCP in 2.4
> > sometime ago and I picked up that work to port to 2.6 and the new
> > device model. It is a software abstraction, and easily allows us to
> > plug in SoC descriptors when new chips come out and use standard apis
> > to modify device entries on a per-board basis during "setup_arch()
> > time". It used to be PPC4xx-specific, but now is being used by
> > PPC85xx, MV64xxx, and MPC52xx based PPC systems. "Now", meaning that
> > the respective developers for those parts are using the OCP working
> > tree to base their 2.6 ports off of.
> Wrap a /* */ around that paragraph and add it to the top of ppc/syslib/ocp.c :)

I incorporated a more polished version into the updated patch I just


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