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RE: Boot program interface

To: "David VomLehn (dvomlehn)" <dvomlehn@cisco.com>
Subject: RE: Boot program interface
From: Carlos Mitidieri <cam@sysgo.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:32:23 +0200
Cc: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, "Dezhong Diao (dediao)" <dediao@cisco.com>, "Tony Colclough (colclot)" <colclot@cisco.com>
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Hello,

That would be nice. Would be that convenient, I am willing to help.

Best regards,


Quoting "David VomLehn (dvomlehn)" <dvomlehn@cisco.com>:

> We have a working version of the device tree for MIPS. I'll see if we can
> expedite a patch.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
> > [mailto:linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org] On Behalf Of
> > Florian Fainelli
> > Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 1:57 AM
> > To: Carlos Mitidieri
> > Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> > Subject: Re: Boot program interface
> >
> > Hi Carlos,
> >
> > Le Monday 20 April 2009 09:37:25 Carlos Mitidieri, vous avez écrit :
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am working on a project that requires an extensive boot program
> > > interface.
> > >
> > > It turns out that the device tree used on PPC architecture meets the
> > > requirements.
> > >
> > > I have been looking, and I could not find any similar
> > concept implemented
> > > for MIPS.
> >
> > I do not know any MIPS board using a device tree either.
> >
> > >
> > > So, I am now considering to port the OFDT library into the
> > MIPS arch.
> > >
> > > What do you think about this? Is there anyone working on a
> > similar project?
> >
> > You should see how Sparc, PowerPC and Microblaze use it and
> > how they do share
> > code. Also condiser seeing how u-boot handles device trees,
> > specifically on
> > PowerPC and Microblaze.
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> > --
> > Best regards, Florian Fainelli
> > Email : florian@openwrt.org
> > http://openwrt.org
> > -------------------------------
> >
>


-- 
Carlos Mitidieri
Project Engineer

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