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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:11:24 +0100
From:	Rickard Strandqvist <>
To:	Nathan Whitehorn <>
Cc:	Geoff Levand <>,
	Andre Heider <>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Michael Ellerman <>,,,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] arch: powerpc: platforms: ps3: repository.c: Remove
 unused function

2014-12-22 18:36 GMT+01:00 Nathan Whitehorn <>:
> On 12/22/14 09:26, Geoff Levand wrote:
>> On Sat, 2014-12-20 at 16:00 +0100, Rickard Strandqvist wrote:
>>> Remove the function ps3_repository_write_highmem_info() that is not used
>>> anywhere.
>> NAK
>> ps3_repository_write_highmem_info() is needed by otheros++.  What we
>> need is a kernel patch to add the highmem info to the repository once it
>> is known.
>> These ps3_repository_write_highmem routines are also the only
>> documentation the freeBSD port has as to how the highmem info is (should
>> be) saved in the repository.
>> -Geoff
> Yes, we really need this for FreeBSD since that port uses the repository
> directly instead of FDT. Thanks for noticing this. We could adapt FreeBSD to
> use FDT (this is the only non-device-tree PowerPC port), but there hasn't
> been any reason to do that thus far given the availability of the repository
> information.
> -Nathan


Too bad that did not have the benefit of the patch, but it looks like
something good come because of it anyhow.

Kind regards
Rickard Strandqvist
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