Re: [RFC PATCH 02/10] MIPS: Octeon: Add device tree source files.
From: David Gibson
Date: Thu Feb 24 2011 - 18:44:22 EST
On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 08:59:29AM -0800, David Daney wrote:
> On 02/22/2011 04:07 PM, David Gibson wrote:
> >On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:57:46PM -0800, David Daney wrote:
> >>Signed-off-by: David Daney<ddaney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/.gitignore | 2 +
> >> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/Makefile | 13 ++
> >> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/octeon_3xxx.dts | 314 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> arch/mips/cavium-octeon/octeon_68xx.dts | 99 ++++++++++
> >> 4 files changed, 428 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >> create mode 100644 arch/mips/cavium-octeon/.gitignore
> >> create mode 100644 arch/mips/cavium-octeon/octeon_3xxx.dts
> >> create mode 100644 arch/mips/cavium-octeon/octeon_68xx.dts
> >>+ };
> >>+ };
> >Uh.. where are the CPUs?
> The number and type of CPUs can be (and is) probed. There is an
> existing mechanism for the bootloader to communicate which CPUs
> should be used.
We've seen this now on both MIPS and ARM - dts files with no cpus, on
the grounds that those can be runtime probed. I guess it makes sense,
although a dts without cpus looks very, very odd to me. What are your
thoughts on this?
David Gibson | I'll have my music baroque, and my code
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