[RFC PATCH v2 3/4] powerpc: refactor of_get_cpu_node to support other architectures
tomasz.figa at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 18:22:43 EDT 2013
On Sunday 18 of August 2013 08:09:36 Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-08-17 at 12:50 +0200, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> > I wonder how would this handle uniprocessor ARM (pre-v7) cores, for
> > which
> > the updated bindings define #address-cells = <0> and so no reg
> > property.
> >  - http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ports.arm.kernel/260795
> Why did you do that in the binding ? That sounds like looking to create
> problems ...
I'm not the author of the change. I was just passing by, while the
question showed up in my mind. ;)
> Traditionally, UP setups just used "0" as the "reg" property on other
> architectures, why do differently ?
Right, especially since the ARM DT topology parsing code still considers a
device tree without reg property in cpu node invalid.
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