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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/10] xen: arm: Refactor/improve early DT parsing and multiboot module support

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 4:44 AM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The following refactors the Xen early device tree stuff (i.e. which
> walks the flattened tree directly) away from the regular device tree
> stuff (i.e. the stuff which for the most part deals with the unflattened
> tree). It also makes some changes to the Xen side multiboot support
> which I think will make it easier to work with, both internally and for
> e.g. bootloader integration.
> Impact on UEFI/ACPI: Mostly I think the refactoring may be useful when
> integrating the UEFI memory map and ACPI stuff (which wants early FDT,
> but not unflatening etc) in to Xen.
> Impact on multiboot: This could potentially simplify things on the grub
> side by removing the need to guess default types for the modules in the
> common case.
> In the future I think it would be good to implement more probing on the
> Xen side, e.g. to discover the XSM policy (similar to how it works on
> x86 -- which walks all the modules looking for the policy magic nr).
> The first two patches here have been posted before.
> Ian.

Hi Ian,

   Is this series expected to go in? (or at least the DTB binding updates?)
I'm reviewing the device tree bindings I'm using in the stub and want to use
the updated bindings if they are going in.


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