[PATCH V2 4/6] arm64: Add DTS support for FSL's LS2085A SoC
geoff at infradead.org
Wed Sep 3 11:17:28 PDT 2014
On Wed, 2014-09-03 at 18:53 +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > Be aware that if you have set it up this way, users will not be able to
> > use this file with kexec's --dtb=FILE to specify a 2nd stage DT file.
> > kexec will use a copy of the DT from the 1st stage in this case.
> Surely the latter is the default and the former is the "trust me I know
> what I'm doing" case?
> In general there are other things you might need to fill in anyhow (like
> dynamically populated memory), so I don't see that as a big isssue
> (though admittedly painful if you're testing things in that area).
Yes, the --dtb=FILE is for flexibility in testing and also could
help in the case where an old kernel + dt is installed as a kexec
based boot loader and a new DT is desired in booting a newer kernel.
One could always hand edit a DTS file to be acceptable to kexec-tools
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