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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 4/8] arm: link a device tree blob into the xen image

On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 13:40 +0000, David Vrabel wrote:
> On 10/02/12 13:35, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 13:03 +0000, David Vrabel wrote:
> >> From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >>
> >> Link a device tree blob (DTB) into the xen image.  This is loaded
> >> immediately after Xen and xen_start() is called with the correct
> >> address in atag_paddr.
> > 
> > Is platform.dtb supposed to be included in this patch/series or is it
> > intended that I should supply it from somewhere? (in which case, how and
> > where etc).
> I make a symlink to vexpress-v2p-aem-v7a.dtb built in my Linux tree.
> Would it be better build the DTB from source included in Xen?

I guess that's what Linux has done but I don't know if we want to
replicate all that and keep syncing etc. On the flip side I suppose it's
currently only a single platform.

Does Linux have an "upstream" for its DTB stuff or is it all done in

> Or specify the DTB in some other way (makefile variables?)?

A CONFIG_mumble would be a quick and easy thing to do as a placeholder
if nothing else.


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