Re: [RFC] [PATCH] Device Tree on ARM platform

From: Robert Schwebel
Date: Thu May 28 2009 - 06:34:04 EST

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 08:11:33PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> The possibilities are endless. _BUT_ it does require some careful
> thinking to get things right. To that extent, I do agree with Russell
> that rather than a "violent" conversion, ARM should first try things out
> as an opt-in for a few platforms and see how it goes.

I think that the overall discussion goes into a very good direction.

The level of agreement is not as low as it might look like, I agree with
most of what David Gibson, benh and rmk have said so far; the problems
we've seen have been well identified. In the end it's probably a matter
of finding enough time to actually implement for example a prototype for

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