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Old 08-18-2010, 07:34 AM   #1
sjremya
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to implement device tree concept in ARM linux krnel


hi all


POWERPC linux
kernel has a device tree, to configure the external peripherals connected to the processor. It is in the path

arch/powerpc/boot/dts/***.dts


But ARM linux kernel does not have DEVICE TREE. Then how the external peripherals configuration is implemented in ARM linux kernel ? And if we need to add a new device, where we need to modify. Any idea ??

Please help me out


Thanks in advance
SJR
 
Old 08-19-2010, 03:54 PM   #2
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I'm thinking the POWERPC linux kernel has been compiled with different options than the one in ARM linux.
If you have a "/proc/config.gz" file, can you pull one from the POWERPC linux and from the ARM linux, then compare the two?

That might help!

P.S: I've "Thanked" you post, because it made me smile. I *love* PowerPC!!

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