[PATCH] ARM: /proc/atags: Export also for DT

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 12:44:09 PST 2015

On Monday 26 January 2015 21:37:51 Russell King - ARM Linux 
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 08:16:52PM +0100, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > This patch will cause that decompressor store full ATAG
> > structure into
> > DT tree ("/atags"):
> How about something a little more radical.
> Rather than trying to squeeze various ATAGs into DT, why don't
> we add a standard ATAG to contain the DT and pass that
> through into the kernel. This is IMHO how we _should_ have
> done the ATAG compatibility from the start.
> That means we could get rid of most of the libfdt in the
> decompressor, and instead resolve the differences in the
> kernel.

This sounds good. Now when I patched decompressor myself with 
Revision property support, I wanted to ask same question: Why to 
convert some part from ATAGs to DT instead to pass both ATAGs and 
DT to kernel?

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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