[RFC PATCH] Very minimal bcm2708 support for linux-next

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Thu May 31 21:47:52 EDT 2012

On 05/30/2012 07:25 PM, Stephen Warren wrote:
> On 05/30/2012 05:12 AM, Simon Arlott wrote:
>> On Wed, May 30, 2012 04:45, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> These are not required. If not using the future bootloader, ftdput can be
>> used to set up those values. Memory is not fixed (256MB below is invalid as
>> the GPU requires some memory).

One thing I forgot to mention on the memory front. It's typical for the
memory property to represent the entire physical RAM on the board, even
if something else is using parts of it, so Linux can't touch it. You can
prevent Linux from using parts of the memory with the /memreserve/
syntax in the .dts file, which the bootloader should be able to add or
adjust as appropriate based on system configuration.

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