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

From: David Miller
Date: Fri May 29 2009 - 00:11:22 EST

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 13:52:16 +1000

> But it comes with some drawbacks too... too often, this stuff will
> replace good documentation, the scripts provided by the FW will be
> busted in subtle ways that the kernel will have to work around, and thus
> it can be used as a way to avoid documenting or open sourcing things and
> obfuscating operations.

We'll have all of the down sides of ACPI if we start doing stuff
like this.

Keep FCODE execution in the firmware itself, thanks.
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