[PATCH 1/5] arm: devtree: Set system_rev from DT "/revision"

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 03:37:50 PST 2016

On Monday 28 December 2015 23:27:17 Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 28 December 2015 13:01:22 Frank Rowand wrote:
> > 
> > Patch 2/5 copies the value from ATAG_REVISION into the fdt "/revision"
> > property.
> > 
> > If the use of /revision is limited to being a location to hold an ATAG
> > value to pass to the global variable system_rev, then it would make
> > sense to just copy directly from the ATAG value into system_rev in the
> > same board file where you are copying the ATAGs.
> Agreed. That would be simpler, and avoid a situation where someone relies
> on the /revision property in DT to be set from the atags compat code
> (preventing an upgrade to a newer bootloader), or on the system_rev variable
> to be the same across multiple boot loaders, in the absence of other
> kernel code setting it.

So, set system_rev only for Nokia N900? At same place where is called

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com

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